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Varicella zoster antibody, IgG

Lab Section: 

Virology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB162

 

Synonyms: 

VZV Antibody, IgG

Methodology: 

Chemiluminescence Immunoassay

Schedule: 

Daily, Sun-Fri

Reported: 

1 day

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 2.0 mL Blood in a Gold Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 0.5 mL.

 

Notes: 

A positive IgG indicates past infection or vaccination and immunity to reinfection.

Reference Interval: 

See values with interpretation. Expect positive if vaccinated or natural infection. 

CPT Code(s): 

86787

Last Changed: 

8/22/2017 9:26:12 AM

Last Reviewed: 

8/22/2017 9:26:12 AM