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Rubeola IgG Ab

Centralized Core Laboratory - Mayo Clinic Laboratories : Send Out

Test ID :
MESGG
Test Workstation :
MAYO
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Red top (no anticoagulant) tube
Collection Volume:
1.5 mL (minimum 1.0 mL)
Cause for Rejection:
Specimens with Gross hemolysis, Gross lipemia or Gross icterus. Drawn in incorrect tube, QNS
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Sent to Reference Laboratory
Methodology:
Multiplex Flow Immunoassay (MFI)
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:
330-543-8418
TAT:
1-3 days
Additional Info:

Reference Values:

Vaccinated: positive (> or = 1.1 AI)

Unvaccinated: negative (< or = 0.8 AI)

Reference values apply to all ages

CPT Code:
86765
Synonyms:
Measles Immune Status, Rubeola Screen

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