Varicella Zoster Serology


Test Information

Test Name

Varicella Zoster Serology

Synonyms

Chicken Pox, Shingles, VZV, Herpes Zoster Virus IgG, HZV, Herpes Zoster Ab, Herpes Zoster IgG, Varicella Titre

Department

$25.00 for IgM and $25.00 for IgG

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

1 week


Collection Information

Availability

Varicella zoster IgM will be performed only if clinical details are included.


Processing Information

Registration Code

VZ

Notes

As from 18th May 2020 (Monday) PLW Immunology will do in-house testing for all patient paid test requests (all sites). All others will be a send away test to WHL.

Alternative Specimen

Plain tube


Methodology

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

tim.taylor@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

External Lab Website