VARICELLA-ZOSTER VIRUS BY PCR

Code
000.0000
Name
VARICELLA-ZOSTER VIRUS BY PCR
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
VZV by PCR, Chicken Pox Virus by PCR, Herpes zoster by PCR, Human Herpesvirus 3 (HHV-3) by PCR
CPT Codes
87798
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
44516
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Red, Plain
CSF or ocular specimen in sterile container, frozen. Vesicle fluid, or tissue biopsy in viral transport media (M4), frozen. Transport fresh “snap frozen” tissue biopsy on dry ice.

Volume

1.0 ml

Transport Info

Centrifuge and immediately transfer serum to separate plastic tube
Frozen

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Reference Range

See report

Methodology

Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Clinical Significance

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