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925 Varicella Zoster IgM Antibody

Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Serum
30 Days, Frozen
Refrigerated - 7 Days
Ambient - 4 Days
<0.91 Index

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Serum
Container: 1 Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 1.00 mL
Min Vol: 0.50 mL

Method

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Schedule

Tuesday; Thursday; Saturday

Turn-Around Time

Send-Out

Instructions/Notes

Clinical Utility

To check for immunity to chicken pox, which can cause birth defects.

CPT Codes

86787

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