|Alternate:||Chicken pox disease titer; VZ titer|
|Includes:||An immunofluorescent test that detects IgG antibodies to Varicella virus.|
|Available:||Test batched and performed once per week, depending on volume|
|Volume:||0.5 mL blood
Minimum requirement - 50 ul serum
|Container:||Red top tube|
|Normal:||A single specimen with a titer of less than 10 is considered negative. A 4-fold rise in titer between acute and convalescent specimens is indicative of a current infection with Varicella Zoster.|
|Uses:||Aids in the diagnosis of infection with Varicella Zoster|
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