Varicella Zoster IgG - Serum

Varicella Zoster IgG - Serum

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This test is detects the presence of IgG antibodies against Varicella virus. These are produced by the body several weeks after the initial VZV infection and provide long-term protection

This Test Includes

Varicella Zoster IgG

Test Instructions

Total parameters available: 1

Parameter Names:

  • Varicella Zoster IgG - Serum

Test Instructions/Precautions:

  • Alcohol: Please abstain from alcohol before the test
  • Medication :Any pre-existing medication should only be stopped after consultation with the referring Physician
  • Fluids Allowed : Water only


Soft Copy (Portal/Email) : If the sample is collected before 12 noon then the report will get delivered as per Reporting Time / Maximum TAT (Turn Around Time) indicated with the test. For samples collected after 12 Noon, 12 hours may be added to the Report Turn Around TimeHard Copy : Delivered at home upon request. A small convenience fee may apply.

Why it is Done

To determine the concentration of valproic acid in your blood and to maintain a therapeutic level.

What is this test

The Varicella zoster virus causes Chickenpox and hence, the test is used to evaluate the level of antibodies IgG produced by immune system to fight against the virus. As a result of reactivation of latent infection Herpes zoster is also caused. Nonimmune individuals can be identified by serologic screening for IgG antibodies to Varicella Zoster Virus.