Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 22, 2024 @ 9:13 am


Varicella Zoster Virus Antibodies, IgG

  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Red Top
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Allow for complete clot formation
  • Avoid Repeated Freeze/Thaw Cycles
  • Separate from cells ASAP
Rejection Criteria:
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
  • Grossly Lipemic Samples
  • Microbially Contaminated
  • Specimen must be free of particulate matter
Stability:Ambient: 2 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 2 Day(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
  • Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Reported:2-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 86787
Interpretive Data:General Reference Range : >165 IV

Varicella Zoster Virus Antibodies, IgG Reference Range:
<135 IV Negative
135-165 IV Equivocal - Recommend retesting in 4-6 weeks
>165 IV Positive

Please Note: Reference range change as of 5/21/2018.
  • 2684 - VZV, IgG
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