Varicella-Zoster Virus Antibody (IgG)

The Varicella-Zoster Virus Antibody (IgG) test contains 1 test with 1 biomarker.

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. Varicella-Zoster IgG, EIA reliably measures immunity due to previous infection, but is unsuitable for detection of post-vaccination immune status.

The following is a list of what is included in the item above. Click the test(s) below to view what biomarkers are measured along with an explanation of what the biomarker is measuring.

Also known as: Chicken Pox, Herpes Zoster, Shingles, VaricellaZoster Virus Antibody IgG

Varicella Zoster Virus

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