Varicella Zoster Virus DFA (VZV)
VZVDFA, Chicken Pox Culture/DFA, Shingles Culture/DFA, VZ Culture/DFA
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.
Room temperature (25oC): 3 days.
Refrigerated (2- 8o C): 7 days.
DO NOT FREEZE SPECIMENS AT -20oC
LOINC: 11483-5, 21598-8
Microbiology Laboratory – RO
Microbiology Laboratory – TR
Microbiology Laboratory – GP
Microtainer® and Vacutainer® are registered trademarks of Becton, Dickinson and Company.
UroVysion® is a registered trademark of Abbott Laboratories. ThinPrep® is a registered trademark of Hologic, Incorporated.