Lab Test : Varicella Zoster Immune Titer

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Alternate:Chicken pox immunity; VZ immune status
Includes:An immunofluorescent test that detects IgG antibodies to Varicella virus.
Department:Virology
Phone:(937) 641-3907
SQ Code:VZI
Available:Test batched and performed once per week, depending on volume
Turnaround:1-7 days
Specimen:Blood
Volume:0.5 mL blood

Minimum requirement - 50 ul serum
Container:Red top tube
Temperature:Room temperature
Rejection:N/A
Normal:Immune/Not Immune. A titer of > or = 1:10 is considered immune.
Uses:Identifies patients immune status to varicella virus
Limitations:N/A
Method:Immunofluorescence (IF)
 

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