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Test Code VARICB/LAB162 Varicella IgG

Important Note

THIS TEST CHECKS FOR IMMUNITY TO CHICKEN POX

Performing Laboratory

Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 ml

Specimen Transport Temperature

Centrifuge collection tube as soon as possible

Specimen is stable at 2 to 8°C for 7 days.

Separate and freeze at -20°C if testing is delayed greater than 7 days

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday - Friday

Reasons for Rejection

Grossly hemolyzed

Grossly lipemic

Additional Information

Results:

Negative- Below 135 Index Value

Equivocal- Between 135 and 165 Index Value

Positive- Above 165 Index Value

Methodology

Indirect Chemiluminescence Immunoassay (CLIA)

Performing Department

Special Chemisrty

Test Classification and CPT Coding

86787  Antibody; varicella-zoster

Billing Code

2071843