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Test Code VZV Varicella-Zoster Antibodies, IgG, Serum

Performing Laboratory

Northwell Health Laboratories


Chemiluminescence Immunoassay (CLIA)

Reference Values

<135: Index  Negative

135-165: Index  Equivocal

>165: Index  Postive

The magnitude of the measured result, above the cutoff, is not indicative of the total amount of antibody present. The magnitude of the reported IgG level cannot be correlated to an end-point titer.

Test Classification and CPT Coding


Specimen Required

Container/Tube: Gold-top tube(s)

Specimen: 1 mL of serum

Transport Temperature: Refrigerate

Collection Instructions: If there is a delay in transport of >48 hours, send specimen frozen

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Computer Interface Code

PDM #  5700570