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

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.)

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


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

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)