Varicella-Zoster Virus (VZV) Antibodies (IgG, IgM)

Additional Tests Offered (Per Consultation)

TURN AROUND TIME

2-4 Days Tue-Sat

TEST INFO

SAMPLE INFO

Test Name
Varicella-Zoster Virus (VZV) Antibodies (IgG, IgM)
Alternate Name(s)
  • VZV IgG/IgM
Test Description
Varicella-Zoster Virus (VZV) causes chickenpox and when reactivated, potentially decades later, causes shingles. Twenty percent of adults will develop shingles, a rash or blister of the skin that may cause severe pain. Antibody IgG is useful in determining postvaccination status.
CyberLAB Test Info

Test Name

Test #

VZV IgG/IgM

35

Method Description
  • Immunoassay
FDA Cleared / Approved
No
CPT Code(s)
  • 86787
STAT Allowed
No
Draw Status

Living

Sample Volume
Minimum Sample Volume
  • 0.5 mL
Preferred Sample Volume
  • 1 mL
Sample Type
Acceptable
  • Serum - Red Top Tube
  • Serum - Serum Separator Tube
Sample Stability
  • Ambient - 4 days
  • Frozen - 30 days
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - 7 days
Transport
Refrigerated