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Test Code VZVLUM VARICELLA ZOSTER VIRUS, PCR

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

VZVLUM LAB3754 FAH5853

Specimen Information

Container Specimen Temperature Collect Vol Submit Vol Min Vol Stability
*Viral Collection Kit (M6) Mucocutaneous Refrigerate       15 days
Sterile Container CSF Refrigerate 2 mL 2 mL 1 mL 7 days

Nasal swab preferred

*Additional acceptable media:  M4RT, UTM, and PBS 

Viral Collection Kit (M6)

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 24 hours / Not available STAT

Method

Nucleic Acid Amplification

CPT(s)

Narrative

CPT

Varicella zoster

87798 x 1

 

Instrumentation

Luminex Aries

Reference Range

Negative

Section

Microbiology-2

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

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

No

LOINC Code Information

In process