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Extracting the Item ID from an eBay url using javascript

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I need to extract -- using Javascript -- the Item ID value from an ebay URL that has the following format:

http://cgi.ebay.com/VINTAGE-PRESSED-GLASS-RUBY-FLASHED-DIAMOND-CANDY-DISH_W0QQitemZ120589354693QQcategoryZ4764QQcmdZViewItemQQ_trksidZp3907.m263QQ_trkparmsZalgo%3DSIC%26itu%3DUCI%252BIA%252BUA%252BFICS%252BUFI%252BDDSIC%26otn%3D8%26pmod%3D370178498217%26po%3DLVI%26ps%3D63%26clkid%3D7427724710710527929

(The item ID value is boldfaced in the url above)

How would I write a regular expression to extract that value and assign it to a variable?

I have the following, but it doesn't seem to be working:

itemid = ebayUrl.replace(/QQitemZ(\d+?)QQ/, '$1');

Please advise.

Thanks!
- Yvan