Rubeola IgG Ab

Infectious Disease Laboratories:Immunology

Test ID/Workstation: MESGG VIR4

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Red top (no anticoagulant) tube

Collection Volume: 3.0 mL (minimum 1.0 mL)

Cause for rejection: Excessively hemolyzed, lipemic, or grossly contaminated specimen. Drawn in incorrect tube, QNS

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Tues (0800-1700)

Methodology: Indirect Enzyme Immunoassay

Special Instructions: If exposure to measles has occurred, collect blood within 1 week of exposure to determine immune status. This test is primarily used to establish immunity by testing a single specimen for IgG Abs to Rubeola virus.


Lab/Phone: 330-543-8576

TAT: 1-7 days

Additional Info: Reference range:< 0.75 = Neg; 0.75-0.99 = Equiv; >/ =1.0 = Pos

CPT Code: 86765

Synonyms: Measles Immune Status, Rubeola Screen

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