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VARICELLA ZOSTER AB, IGG

Test Code
VZA
 
Test is intended to assess an individual's immune status to VZV prior to administration of VZA vaccine.
SynonymsHerpes Zoster Antibody, IgG; VZA; Herpes Zoster, IgG; Varicella-Zoster Ab (Chicken Pox); VZV; VZV, IgG; Shingles
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Container TypeSerum separator tube (gold, brick, SST, or corvac)
Supply Item Numberpicture1467
Specimen TypeSerum
Preferred Volume1 mL
Minimum Volume0.5 mL
Specimen ProcessingSeparate serum from cells and transfer to a standard PAML aliquot tube.
Store and TransportRefrigerated
StabilityRoom Temp 8 hours  Refrigerated 2 weeks  Frozen (-20 °C) 1 month  
Unacceptable ConditionIcteric, hemolyzed, heat inactivated, or plasma specimens
CPT Codes86787
Billing CodeVZA
Test ScheduleMon-Sat
Turnaround Time1-3 days
MethodEIA
Reference Ranges
TitleDescriptorRangesUnits
Varicella Zoster Ab, IgGLT 0.91
Negative-No significant level of ISR IgG Ab to Varicella Zoster virus detected. Patient may be susceptible to primary infection.
0.91-1.09
Indeterminate-Varicella zoster virus IgG antibody status equivocal. Cannot determine the patient's immune status. Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful in determining the presence or absence of infection.
GT 1.09
Positive-Significant level of IgG Ab to Varicella Zoster virus detected. Indicates current or previous infection or vaccine response.

Interface Codes
typeorder codetest descriptionresult coderesult descriptionunitsdecimal placesloinc code
o86787.Z1Varicella Zoster IgG Antibody
r86787.Z1Varicella Zoster IgG Antibody86787.Z1Varicella Zoster IgG AntibodyISR25403-1

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