Item Value
Test name Varicella zoster virus IgG, CSF
Available Stat? No
Turn around times 1-3 days
Performed by ARUP
Normal range
≤ 134 IV Negative - No significant level of IgG antibody to varicella-zoster virus detected.


135-165 IV Equivocal - Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.


≥ 166 IV Positive - IgG antibody to varicella-zoster virus detected, which may indicate a current or past varicella-zoster infection.
Container type CSF Tube or sterile container
Amount to Collect 0.5 mL CSF
Sample type CSF

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