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

Additional Codes

 

 

MAYO Test ID

VZM

EPIC Test ID

LAB163

 

Reporting Name

Varicella-Zoster Ab, IgM, S

Useful For

Diagnosing acute-phase infection with varicella-zoster virus

Method Name

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

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

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus

NA

Other

Heat-inactivated specimen

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

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

Analytic Time

Same day/1 day

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.