Lab Test

Varicella Zoster Virus DFA (VZV)

VZVDFA, Chicken Pox Culture/DFA, Shingles Culture/DFA, VZ Culture/DFA

Instructions

This test is not orderable. Please refer to Varicella Zoster Virus by PCR listing "Varicella Zoster Virus" as the suspect agent. Please contact the Microbiology Laboratory with any questions.

Storage

Specimen Stability:
Room temperature (25oC): 3 days.
Refrigerated (2- 8o C): 7 days.
DO NOT FREEZE SPECIMENS AT -20oC

CPT Codes

LOINC: 11483-5, 21598-8

Contacts

Last Updated

6/30/2021

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