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S50718: Varicella-Zoster Virus Ab (Immunity Screen), ACIF (Serum) Print View
Varicella-Zoster, ACIF ACIF     

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.75) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

A positive titer (> or = 1:4) by anticomplement immunofluorescence (ACIF) indicates a history of Varicella-Zoster virus infection or vaccination. This antibody is usually detectable within 2 days after the onset of rash and is, thereafter, detectable for life. Conversely, the absence of detectable antibody can be used as evidence of susceptibility to varicella (chickenpox).
Setup Schedule
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
ACIF: Anticomplement Immunofluorescence
Transport Temperature: Room Temperature






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