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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