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Varicella-zoster IgG (Virology)

General information

Collection container (including preservatives): 6mL clotted blood tube

Specimen type: Venous Blood

Collection: 6mL blood tube

Specimen transport: No special needs

Minimum volume of sample: 2 mL

Special precautions: All samples are suitable for overnight refrigeration only, they must not be stored over a weekend

Laboratory information

Measurement units: mIU/mL

Turn round time for provisional result (calendar days): 3 days

Turn round time to final result (calendar days): 4 days

If urgent please contact the laboratory for 4 hours turnaround.

Clinical information

Clinical decision points: Not applicable

Factors known to significantly affect the results: Haemolysis

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Collection container (including preservatives)

6mLclotted blood tube

Specimen Type

Venous Blood

 

Collection

6mL blood tube

Specimen transport

No special needs

Minimum volume of sample

2 mL

Special precautions

All samples are suitable for overnight refrigeration only, they must not be stored over a weekend

Laboratory Information

Measurement units

mIU/mL

 

Turn round time for Provisional result (calendar days)

3 days

Turn round time to Final result (calendar days)

4 days

If urgent please contact the laboratory for 4 hours turnaround.

Clinical Information

Clinical decision points

Not applicable

Factors known to significantly affect the results

Haemolysis