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Test Code VZPG Varicella-Zoster Antibody, IgG, Serum

Reporting Name

Varicella-Zoster Ab, IgG, S

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

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube: 

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reference Values

Vaccinated: Positive (≥1.1 AI)

Unvaccinated: Negative (≤0.8 AI)

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. 

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

86787

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
VZPG Varicella-Zoster Ab, IgG, S 15410-4

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
VZG Varicella-Zoster Ab, IgG, S 15410-4
DEXG4 Varicella IgG Antibody Index 5403-1

Method Name

Multiplex Flow Immunoassay (MFI)

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send 1 of the following forms with the specimen:

-General Request (T239)

-Microbiology Test Request (T244)