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Test Code LAB11305 Varicella Zoster IgM Antibody

Department

SEND OUTS

Reference Lab Test Number

VARM

Refer To

Warde Lab

Primary Collection Container

Gold (SST)

Alternate Collection Container

Red (No Gel)

Transport

Serum refrigerated

Preferred Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Processing

Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Stability

Ambient: 8 hours

Refrigerated: 48 hours

Frozen: 2 months

Minimum Testing Volume

0.5 mL

Reference Range

≤0.9 Index Negative

0.91-1.09 Index Equivocal

≥1.10 Index Positive

Methodology

Enzyme-linked Immunoassay

Performed

Monday and Thursday

Reported

5 days

CPT Codes

86787