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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
Varicella-Zoster virus immunity
Sample
Blood
Sample container
Vacutainer / Red / Serum
Volume required
8ml
Special requirements for specimen collection
Test for Chicken pox immunity.
Discipline
Microbiology
Clinical notes
If the patient is pregnant and had recent contact with chicken pox, please phone the laboratory (88218, ext 3) to arrange for urgent testing and provide full details of the exposure.
Turn around time
3 days.
Last modified: 02/08/2017