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Test Code 8420 Varicella-Zoster Virus (VZV) Antibody, IgM, Serum

Additional Codes

Mayo Test ID
VZM

Reporting Name

Varicella-Zoster Ab, IgM, S

Useful For

Diagnosing acute-phase infection with varicella-zoster virus

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reference Values

Negative (reported as positive or negative)

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., Saturday, Sunday; Varies

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
VZM Varicella-Zoster Ab, IgM, S 43588-3

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
80964 Varicella-Zoster Ab, IgM, S 43588-3

Method Name

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

Barnes-Jewish Hospital Additional Information:
For BJH Laboratory Use Only

Laboratory Processing Instructions:

BJH Chemistry will forward to the performing laboratory. Do not reject specimen if not received on ice.