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Test Code UM-VZVLUM (VZVLUM) VARICELLA ZOSTER VIRUS, PCR

Important Note

Results found (in Meditech) under Header: OTHER BODY SOURCE

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Stability
Viral Collection Kit (M6) Mucocutaneous Refrigerate       15 days

Sterile Container

CSF

Refrigerate

2 mL

2 mL

1 mL

7 days

 

 

 

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 24 hours / Not available STAT

Method

PCR

CPT(s)

Narrative

CPT

Varicella zoster

87798 x 1

 

Instrumentation

Luminex Aries

LOINC Code Information

In process

Section

Microbiology-2

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Reference Range

No virus detected

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

No