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Rubella IgM*

SIM

18056 

CPT

86762 

Synonyms

German Measles IgM 

Specimen Type

Serum 

Container

Red-top or gold-top tube

Collection Instructions

Volume

Volume: 1 ml. 
Minimum volume: 0.5 ml. 

Additional Information

For in vitro detection of IgM antibodies specific for rubella. IgM antibodies are associated with acute viral infections.

Patient Preparation

Specimen Processing Instructions

Once in the lab,separate serum from cells if using red-top tube.

Transport Requirements

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

 Refrigerated : 7 days 

Rejection Criteria

Hemolysis; lipemia; gross bacterial contamination

Reference Range

Reference range accompanies report

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

Rubella IgM  

Methodology

Chemiluminescent immunoassay (CLIA)  

Testing Frequency

 

LCA

096537 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride                 

Reviewed Date

2/20/2018

Supplemental

* Denotes Reference Lab Test

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 20, 2018

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