Parameter Method Sample Type Significance

1

BK JC Qualitative

PCR In- house

Serum /Urine/CSF

Confirmation of hemorrhagic cystitis and BK virus associated nephropathy (BKVAN), and less commonly: pneumonitis, retinitis, liver disease and meningoencephalitis

2

BK Quantitative

Real Time PCR

Serum / Urine /CSF

Confirmation of BK virus associated nephropathy includes both hemorrhagic and non-hemorrhagic cystitis, asymptomatic hematuria, ureteral stenosis and interstitial nephritis

3

JC Quantitative

Real Time PCR

Serum / Urine /CSF

Confirmation of Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML)

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