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Test ID FVZGC Varicella-Zoster Virus Antibody, IgG, CSF

Method Name

Semi-Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Reporting Name

VZV Antibody IgG CSF

Specimen Type


Specimen Required

Collect 0.5 mL CSF in sterile plastic container and ship refrigerate.

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
CSF Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  365 days

Reference Values

134 IV or less: Negative - No significant level of IgG antibody to varicella-zoster virus detected.

135 - 165 IV: Equivocal - Repeat testing in 10 - 14 days may be helpful.

166 IV or greater: Positive – IgG antibody to varicella-zoster virus detected, which may indicate a current or past varicella-zoster infection.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Sunday through Saturday

Performing Laboratory

ARUP Laboratories

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FVZGC VZV Antibody IgG CSF 58755-0


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z4272 VZV Antibody IgG CSF 58755-0

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.