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Test Code VARI VARICELLA IgG ANTIBODY

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

VARI

LAB162 FAH5554

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Stability
Serum Separator Tube Serum

Refrigerate

4 mL 0.5 mL 0.3 mL 7 days
Yellow Microtainer   Refrigerate 0.6 mL     7 days

Samples that are markedly lipemic, markedly hemolyzed or markedly icteric are not acceptable.

*While a microtainer is an optional tube type in rare circumstances, it is not recommended.

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Monday-Friday, run starts at 9 am / 3 days / Not available STAT

Method

Chemiluminescence Immunoassay

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
Varicella IgG Antibody 86787

 

Instrumentation

DiaSorin Liaison XL

Reference Range

All ages:
Negative: Absence of detectable Varicella Zoster virus IgG antibodies. A negative result indicated no detectable antibody, but does not rule out acute infection.
Equivocal: Recommend collecting a second sample for testing in no less than one to two weeks.
Positive: Presence of detectable Varicella Zoster virus IgG antibodies.

Section

Chemistry-2

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
VARI Varicella IgG Ab in process