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Test ID: LVZV    
Varicella-Zoster Virus, Molecular Detection, PCR

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

Yes

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

Rapid (qualitative) detection of varicella-zoster virus DNA in clinical specimens for laboratory diagnosis of disease due to this virus

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

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/DNA Probe Hybridization
(PCR is utilized pursuant to a license agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.)

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

Varicella-Zoster Virus PCR

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

Chickenpox
Herpes Zoster
PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction)
Varicella-Zoster Virus Detection by PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction), CSF
VZV Dermal
VZV Detection by Real-Time PCR
Varicella-Zoster Virus Detection by Real-Time PCR
Varicella-Zoster Virus (VZV)