Varicella (IgG and IgM)
Varicella IgG and IgM is a blood test (Gold Top Vacutainer) to identify Varicella IgG, IgM or IgG and IgM antibodies against the Varicella virus which causes chicken pox. Chicken pox infection in pregnancy can cause damage to an unborn baby.
- Varicella IgM Negative implies no recent infection
- Varicella IgM Positive implies recent infection.
- Varicella IgG Positive implies infection or immunisation in the past.