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Varicella-Zoster Virus Antibody, IgM

Mnemonic:    [Varic IgM]
Name:    Varicella-Zoster Virus Antibody, IgM
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube. Separate serum from cells ASAP.
Minimum Spec:    0.5 mL
Neonatal Spec:    0.1ml
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0099314
Reference Range:    <=0.90 ISR: negative
 0.91 - 1.09 ISR: questionable
 >=1.10 ISR: positive
  Method:    Enzyme Immunoassay
Note:    ISR= immune status ratio- optical density (OD) of the patient serum divided by the OD of the calibrator value
Processing Info:    This test has been removed from the Logician and ERNE Millenium orders list. If clinically indicated, this test can be ordered by calling the laboratory.