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Varicella-Zoster Virus Antibody (IgM)


Varicella-Zoster Virus (VZV) causes chicken pox and when reactivated, potentially decades later, causes shingles. Twenty percent of adults will develop shingles, a rash or blister of the skin that may cause severe pain. Synonyms: Chicken Pox IgM, Shingles, Herpes Zoster IgM

Enzyme Immunoassay
Specimen Required

SST, Serum. Volume 1 (0.5) mL. Stability: Ambient – 7 Days, Refrigerated – 14 Days, Frozen – 2 Months

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