RUBEOLA (MEASLES) IGG ANTIBODY

LAB657

RUBEOLA IGG

 

Collect

One 4.5 mL Red or Gold top tube with gel (SST), clot activator serum.

Pediatric Collection

1 mL whole blood or 200 uL serum.

Unacceptable Conditions

Specimen not properly identified; incorrect container; anticoagulants or preservatives; insufficient sample volume; hemolysis; lipemia; specimens with bacterial contamination.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Internal: Deliver to lab immediately.
Offsite: Allow to clot for 30 minutes before centrifuging. Centrifuge within 2 hours of collection. Place serum in an aliquot container and transport at 2-8 degrees C. Freeze sample and transport frozen if delivery to lab will exceed 2 days.

Stability (from collection to initiation)

After separation from cells: Ambient, 8 hours; Refrigerated, 2 days; Frozen (2 - 8 degrees C), 1 month.

Performed by

PCL Clinical Laboratory - Special Chemistry

Performed

Wednesdays only

Methodology

Chemiluminescent immunoassay (CLIA)

Reported

Same day

Synonyms

  • LAB657

Reference Interval

Positive
A positive result (immune response) generally indicates exposure to measles virus or immunity after vaccination.

Performed by

PCL Clinical Laboratory - Special Chemistry

CPT Codes

86765

Collection

LAB657

RUBEOLA IGG

 

Collect

One 4.5 mL Red or Gold top tube with gel (SST), clot activator serum.

Pediatric Collection

1 mL whole blood or 200 uL serum.

Unacceptable Conditions

Specimen not properly identified; incorrect container; anticoagulants or preservatives; insufficient sample volume; hemolysis; lipemia; specimens with bacterial contamination.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Internal: Deliver to lab immediately.
Offsite: Allow to clot for 30 minutes before centrifuging. Centrifuge within 2 hours of collection. Place serum in an aliquot container and transport at 2-8 degrees C. Freeze sample and transport frozen if delivery to lab will exceed 2 days.

Stability (from collection to initiation)

After separation from cells: Ambient, 8 hours; Refrigerated, 2 days; Frozen (2 - 8 degrees C), 1 month.

Performed by

PCL Clinical Laboratory - Special Chemistry

Ordering

Performed

Wednesdays only

Methodology

Chemiluminescent immunoassay (CLIA)

Reported

Same day

Synonyms

  • LAB657
Result Interpretation

Reference Interval

Positive
A positive result (immune response) generally indicates exposure to measles virus or immunity after vaccination.

Performed by

PCL Clinical Laboratory - Special Chemistry

Administrative

CPT Codes

86765

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