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RUBEOLA (MEASLES) IgG ANTIBODY

Mnemonic

RUBEO

Synonym

Measles IgG Antibody - Measles Immune Status - Measles ELISA Antibody

Guidelines

The detection of IgG antibody to measles can be used to indicate Immune Status.

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one gold (SST) top tube

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Handling

Allow blood to clot, centrifuge and immediately pour into a plastic tube.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

Refrigerated (2-8°C)

Rejection Criteria

Plasma and heat-treated, lipemic or bacterially contaminated serum

Stability

Ambient (20-25°C): 8 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 48 hours; Freeze (-20°C): 2 months

Testing Information

Performed

Mon, Wed, Fri

Reported

24-72 hours

Method

ELISA

Reference Values

Reference Values

Reactive

Comments

Reactive: Rubeola (measles) IgG positive: presumed Immune Status
Nonreactive: Rubeola (measles) IgG negative: presumed Non-immune
Equivocal: Another sample should be collected in 10-14 days

CPT Codes

86765

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:36 AM


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