VZV (Varicella zoster virus) PCR (BLOOD)

Specimen Type
See Important Comments

Test ID LAB5685
EPIC Order
Varicella Zoster Virus (VZV) PCR, Blood
CPT Code(s) 87798
Group/Individual Test Individual
Laboratory Molecular Microbiology; 984-974-1820
Tube Station 30
Specimen Routine: Plasma, Pearl Top Tube; See Comment
Availability Routine: Monday-Friday
Turnaround Time 1-3 days
Reference Range Normal: Negative

Blood specimens collected in Pearl top tube (PTT Plasma Separator).

The assay detects the presence of viral DNA. For serological testing refer to:

Reviewed by jcarr on December 09, 2021

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514