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21595-4Varicella zoster virus IgG Ab [Titer] in Cerebral spinal fluid by ImmunofluorescenceActive

Part Description

LP14853-3   Varicella zoster virus
Varicella zoster virus (VZV) is a double-stranded alphaherpesvirus that causes seasonal outbreaks of chickenpox and shingles in non-immunized populations. VZV is highly infectious and is transmitted by contact with the ruptured fluid filled blisters and respiratory secretions of infected individuals. Immunity post infection is usually lifelong though the latent virus inhabits the sensory nerve ganglia where it can reactivate causing shingles when immunity declines with aging.[http://jvi.asm.org/content/88/24/13936.full] In the over fifty strains of VZV that have been sequenced it has been found that a single nucleotide polymorphism occurs about every 100 bases. The patterns of polymorphisms in VZV correlate with different geographical regions of infection and is the basis for the classification of viral clades.[https://grose.lab.uiowa.edu/vzv-genomes-and-evolution] Breuer proposed the nomenclature for the VZV clades as 1-5 with the suspected clades VI and VII to be confirmed later. The geographical regions associated with the seven clades are as follows:
Clades 1 and 3-represent the dominant clades of the circulating VZV in Europe and the Americas
Clades 4 and 5-found in Africa
Clade VI found in France, Italy
Clade VII exclusively isolated in the US
Clade 2-Asia from Korea, Japan, China not found in India, Nepal and Bangladesh where clades 4 and 5 were dominant
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5054591/ Source: Regenstrief LOINC

Fully-Specified Name

Component
Varicella zoster virus Ab.IgG
Property
Titr
Time
Pt
System
CSF
Scale
Qn
Method
IF

Additional Names

Short Name
VZV IgG Titr CSF IF
Display Name
VZV IgG IF (CSF) [Titer]
Consumer Name Alpha
Varicella zoster virus (VZV; Chickenpox) IgG antibody, Spinal fluid

Basic Attributes

Class
MICRO
Type
Laboratory
First Released
Version 1.0m
Last Updated
Version 2.70
Order vs. Observation
Both

Member of these Groups

LG32750-8 Varicella zoster virus

Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (China)
水痘带状疱疹病毒 抗体.IgG:滴定度:时间点:脑脊液:定量型:免疫荧光法
nl-NLDutch (Netherlands)
varicella-zostervirus As.IgG:titer:moment:liquor cerebrospinalis:kwantitatief:immunofluorescentie
et-EEEstonian (Estonia)
Tuulerõugeviirus antikehad.IgG:Titr:Pt:CSF:Qn:IF
fr-BEFrench (Belgium)
Virus varicelle-zona Anticorps. IgG:Titre:Temps ponctuel:LCR:Quantitatif:Immunofluorescence
fr-CAFrench (Canada)
Virus varicelle-zona , IgG:Titre:Temps ponctuel:LCR:Quantitatif:Immunofluorescence
fr-FRFrench (France)
Varicelle zona virus Ac IgG:Titre:Ponctuel:Liquide céphalorachidien:Numérique:Immunofluorescence
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Varicella zoster, virus Ab.IgG:Titr:Pt:LCS:Qn:IF
ko-KRKorean (Korea, Republic of)
수두 대상포진 바이러스 항체.면역글로불린 G:역가:검사시점:뇌척수액:정량:면역형광
pt-BRPortuguese (Brazil)
Varicella zoster vírus Ac.IgG:Título:Pt:LCR:Qn:Imunofluorescência
ru-RURussian (Russian Federation)
Varicella zoster вирус Ат.IgG:Титр:ТчкВрм:ЦСЖ:Колич:ИФ
es-ARSpanish (Argentina)
anticuerpo contra virus Varicela-zoster.inmunoglobulina G:factor de dilución (titulación):punto en el tiempo:líquido cefalorraquídeo:cuantitativo:inmunofluorescencia
es-MXSpanish (Mexico)
Virus de la varicela zóster Ab.IgG:Título:Punto temporal:Fluído espinal cerebral:Cuantitativo:Inmunofluorescencia (IF)
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Virus Varicella zoster IgG:Titulo / Factor de dilución:Punto temporal:Líquido Cefalorraquideo:Qn:Inmunofluorescencia (IF)
tr-TRTurkish (Turkey)
Varicella zoster virüsü Ab.IgG:Titr:Zmlı:BOS:Kant:IF

Example Units

Unit Source
{titer} Example UCUM Units

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