Varicella Zoster Virus Antibody, IgM 
Mnemonic VZ IGM
CPT 86787
Test Code 3505896
Synonyms VZV Antibody
Test Includes  
Specimen Serum
Volume 1.0 mL
Container SST or Red Top Tube
Special Instructions  
Specimen Prep Centrifuge* For Red Top only, transfer serum to Plastic Transport Tube.
Storage Refrigerate
Transport Temp Refrigerated
Stability Rm Temp 48 hours
Stability Refrig 2 weeks
Stability Frozen 1 year
Methodology Semi-Quantitative Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Rejection Criteria Contaminated, heat-activated, hemolyzed, icteric or severely lipemic specimens. 
Reference Value Negative: <=0.90 ISR; Borderline: 0.91 - 1.09 ISR; Positive: >=1.10 ISR 
Performed/TAT Monday - Friday   Reported in 3-5 days    
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