RUBELLA IgG ANTIBODY

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST tube. Centrifuge, separate, and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Grossly hemolyzed, lipemic or icteric specimens

Methodology
Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
Negative:   <0.9 Index Value  
Equivocal:   0.9-0.99 Index Value  
Positive:   >=1.0 Index Value  

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time3 days
Test CodeRUBG
CPT-4 Code (s)
86762
LOINC Codes
5334-8

Warde
Medical
Laboratory