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Varicella-zoster IgM (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: None known

Laboratory information

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

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

Clinical information

Clinical decision points: Not applicable

Factors known to significantly affect the results: Haemolysis