Polyomavirus JC investigation request form E13

Form (E13): polyomavirus investigation.


Polyomavirus JC investigation request form (E13)

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Our current provider of polyomavirus John Cunningham virus-like particles (JC VLPs) for serology assays is unable to provide us with suitable antigen, and to date we are unable to source from another provider. We are therefore currently unable to provide JCV antibody testing and we have suspended this service until further notice.

Testing for John Cunningham virus (JCV) DNA by PCR remains unaffected.

Print and send completed forms with clinical samples to:

Virus Reference Department (VRD)

UK Health Security Agency
61 Colindale Avenue


Telephone 020 8327 6017

DX address UKHSA Colindale VRD, DX 6530006

Published 1 April 2014
Last updated 31 May 2023 + show all updates
  1. Added updated referral form.

  2. Added updated E13 form: polyomavirus investigation.

  3. Added a notice about the suspension of a polyomavirus JC antibody test.

  4. First published.