Varicella zoster virus IgG

This assay is designed for the in-vitro measurement of specific IgG antibodies against
varicella zoster virus (VZV) present in human serum, as an aid in the determination of
previous infection.

To determine IgG response to VZV vaccination, this assay may not be reliably sensitive.

For urgent testing, please call the Medical Advice line to discuss the clinical aspects. During out of hours, please talk to the medical virologist on call via King's switchboard
Synonyms or keywords: 
Past chickenpox
Sample type and Volume required: 
10 ml serum
Turnaround time: 
South London Specialist Virology Centre
Results: 02032996155 Medical Advice: 02032996298
King's College Hospital
Cheyne Wing, 2nd Floor (opposite Liver ITU)
Denmark Hill
London SE5 9RS

DX address: South London (PHL) Kings DX 6570200 Peckham 90SE
For clinical advice or interpretation of results, please contact the laboratory in the first instance.

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Last updated: 07/08/2015