VZGM - Overview: Varicella-Zoster Antibody, IgM and IgG (Separate Determinations), Serum

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Test ID: VZGM    
Varicella-Zoster Antibody, IgM and IgG (Separate Determinations), Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Laboratory diagnosis of acute/recent infection with varicella-zoster virus (VZV)

 

Determination of immune status of individuals to the VZV

 

Documentation of previous infection with VZV in an individual without a previous record of immunization to VZV

Profile Information A profile is a group of laboratory tests that are ordered and performed together under a single Mayo Test ID. Profile information lists the test performed, inclusive of the test fee, when a profile is ordered and includes reporting names and individual availability.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
VZMVaricella-Zoster Ab, IgM, SYesYes
VZPGVaricella-Zoster Ab, IgG, SYesYes

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

VZM: Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

VZPG: Multiplex Flow Immunoassay (MFI)

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Varicella-Zoster Ab, IgM and IgG, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Chickenpox
Varicella-zoster
Varicella-Zoster virus (VZV)
VZV (Varicella-Zoster virus)

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