VZV IgM Ab (Mayo)

Infectious Disease Laboratories:Immunology

Test ID/Workstation: VZMAB MAYO

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Red top tube

Collection Volume: 2.5mL (minimum 1.8mL)

Cause for rejection: Hemolysis, Lipemia

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Sent to reference lab

Methodology: Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

Special Instructions: Send serum refrigerated in screw-capped, round-bottom, plastic vial. Forward promptly. Submitting minimum volume makes it impossible to repeat, confirm, or perform reflux testing. In some situations minimum specimen volume may result in QNS.


Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

TAT: 2-3 days

Additional Info: Reference range: Negative

Days Performed:Mon-Fri; 9-3 Sat & Sun varies

CPT Code: 86787

Synonyms: Varicella Zoster IgM

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