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Varicella-Zoster Antibody, IgG, Serum

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Test Description
Varicella-Zoster Antibody, IgG, Serum
Synonym(s)
Varicella-Zoster Ab, IgG
Test ID
VZPG
General Information
Useful for:
Determination of immune status of individuals to the varicella-zoster virus (VZV)
Documentation of previous infection with VZV in an individual without a previous record of immunization to VZV
Specimen Type
Serum
Specimen Requirements
SST
Stability
Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
Frozen 14 days
Unacceptable Specimen Conditions
Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia Reject
Gross icterus Reject
Other Heat-inactivated specimen
Methodology
Multiplex Flow Immunoassay (MFI)
Estimated TAT
1-3 days
Testing Schedule
Monday-Saturday
CPT Code(s)
86787
Minimum Sample Volume
0.4 mL
Reference Range
Vaccinated: Positive (> or =1.1 AI)
Unvaccinated: Negative (< or =0.8 AI)
Reference values apply to all ages
Performing Lab
Mayo
LOINC Code(s)
15410-4, 5403-1