Days Set Up
Monday - Saturday
Analytic Time

1 - 2 days

MiChart Code
Varicella Zoster Antibody, IgM
Soft Order Code
VZM

Test Updated:

Synonyms

Chicken Pox Antibody, IgM
Shingles Antibody, IgM
Viral Antibody: Varicella zoster IgM
VZV, IgM
VZVMT
VZV IGM ANTIBODY TITER
VZM
Varicalla zoster IgM

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

Test Usage

Diagnosing acute-phase infection with VZV.

Reference Range

Negative

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in a red top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.2 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
86787
Pro Fee Code
 
Insurance Auth Info
 
LOINC
43588-3

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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.