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Epic Code LAB162 Varicella-Zoster Virus (VZV) Antibody, IgG

Test Name Alias

VZV | Herpes Zoster | 8554

Interface Order Alias

10274

Clinical Information

For evaluation of varicella zoster immunity status.

Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Blood

Container(s): Gold Top (Serum Separator-SST Gel)

Preferred Volume to Collect: 5.0 mL

Minimum Volume to Collect: 1.0 mL

Neonate Volume to Collect: 1.0 mL

Capillary collect ok: Yes

Microtainer acceptable: Yes

Collection Instructions:

  • Gently invert gold tube(s) 8 - 10 times to mix clot activator with blood.
  • Specimen should be processed within 2 hours – See Processing Instructions.

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

Processed Specimen: Serum

Centrifuge/Spin: Yes

Aliquot: No

Processing Instructions:

  • Allow blood to clot for 30 minutes in a vertical position and centrifuge within 2 hours.

Transport Temperature: Refrigerate

Rejection Criteria

Specimen not centrifuged within 2 hours

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 12 hours

Refrigerate: 7 days

Frozen: aliquot serum for longer storage

Laboratory Retention: 7 days

Test Frequency

Available Mon-Fri, usual TAT 1-3 days.

Reference Range

Reported as Immune, Not Immune, or Equivocal

Performing Department

IMMUNOCHEMISTRY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI

Methodology

Multiplex flow assay

CPT

86787

CDM Code

4088554

Epic Test ID

1230101274

LOINC

Varicella Ab IgG: 15410-4

Beaker LOINC

VARICELLA IGG MDI RESULT: N/A
VARICELLA ZOSTER IGG ANTIBODY: N/A

Mayo Access Code

SHO8554

Reviewed Date

12/13/2021

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: VARICELLA ZOSTER IGG
Beaker Display Name: Varicella Zoster Antibody IgG
BEAKER TEST NAME: VARICELLA ZOSTER IGG ANTIBODY
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: Varicella Zoster IgG Antibody

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW IMMUNOCHEM: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated