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MERIFLUOR® VZV
MERIFLUOR<sup>®</sup> VZV

DFA detects Varicella-Zoster virus in vesicle smears, biopsies, VZV cell culture.
One-of-a-kind test replaces traditional time-consuming, subjective techniques. Specific differentiation of VZV from Herpes Simplex Virus or Cytomegalovirus. 

Product Details
Meridian Catalogue #: 500113
Kit Size 3 ml Stain/5 ml Mounting Media
Shelf Life from date of manufacture 15 Months
Storage Requirements 2°-8° C
Specimen Type Swabs
Assay Format IFA
CE Marked Yes
Sensitivity
Specificity
Hazardous Harmful – Sodium Azide
Country of Origin USA
Available Within/Outside USA Yes
Suggested CPT Code
Weight 1 lbs
Results Interpretation

Fluorescent

Direct Smears

Positive: Apple-green fluorescence in two or more cells.

Negative: No fluorescence or fluorescence in one or fewer cells per high-powered field (400x).

Cell Culture Isolation

Positive: Culture tube exhibiting apple-green fluorescence in 5 or more foci of VZV-infected cells.

Negative: Culture tube exhibiting apple-green fluorescence in less than 5 foci of VZV-infected cells.

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