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4439: Varicella-zoster Virus Antibody (igg) Print View
Varicella-zoster Virus IgG Antibodies IA  < 135.00  Index 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 4 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Varicella-Zoster Virus (VZV) causes chicken pox and when reactivated, potentially decades later, causes shingles. Twenty percent of adults will develop shingles, a rash or blister of the skin that may cause severe pain. Varicella-Zoster IgG, EIA reliably measures immunity due to previous infection, but is unsuitable for detection of post-vaccination immune status.
Setup Schedule
Sunday, Tuesday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
86787

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Methodology: Immunoassay Assay Category: FDA Approved/Modified Transport Container: Plastic screw-cap vial Reject Criteria: Gross hemolysis; grossly lipemic






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