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Test Code FVZGC / FVZGC-M Varicella-Zoster Virus Antibody, IgG, CSF

Additional Codes

Software Test Code
Mayo Clinic Laboratories FVZGC


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 Special Container
CSF Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  365 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis Mild reject; Gross reject
Lipemia NA
Icterus NA
Other Specimens other than CSF. Contaminated or heat-inactivated specimens, or xanthochromic specimens (yellow color).

Reference Values

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

135.0 - 164.9 IV: Equivocal - Repeat testing in 10 - 14 days may be helpful.

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

Day(s) Performed

Sunday through Saturday

Report Available

1 to 5 days
NorDx Test Catalog Note:

Analytic time for send out tests is the time it will take to perform testing once it has arrived at the performing reference lab. Please add 1 to 2 days from time of collection to allow for receipt at NorDx central lab and shipment of specimen, add another day if specimen is collected on the day before a weekend or holiday.

Performing Laboratory

ARUP Laboratories

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.

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

Method Name

Semi-Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay