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Varicella-Zoster Virus (VZV) Antibodies (Total, IgM), ACIF/IFA, CSF
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VZV Antibody, Total, ACIF and VZV Antibody (IgM), IFA
Anti-Complement Immunofluorescence (ACIF) • Indirect Fluorescent Antibody (IFA)
|VZV Ab, Total ACIF, CSF||<1:2|
|VZV Ab (IgM), IFA, CSF||<1:1|
Detection of intrathecally-produced organism-specific antibodies in CSF indicates central nervous system infection. However, serum levels of organism-specific antibodies, blood-brain barrier integrity, and possible CSF contamination by blood should be considered when assessing CSF results.
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