Diagnostic Test Directory

Hematology Laboratory

Methyl Violet Test

  • LIS Mnemonic: MVT

    Collect

    Lavendar(EDTA) Only, Draw control along with patient sample.

    Volume Required

    0.5 mL

    Minimum Required

    0.2 mL

    Transport

    Room Temperature. Sample should be received in laboratory within 4 hours of collection.

    Stability

    Room Temperature., 4 hours from time of collection

    Unacceptable conditions

    Samples > 4 hours old or Hemolyzed samples.

Days Performed

Monday - Friday

Reported

1-3 days

Reflex Testing

N/A

CPT

85441

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