RUBELLA IgM ANTIBODY

Test Documentation
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
Enzyme Linked Immunoassay

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
Negative:   <20 AU/mL  
Equivocal:   20.0-24.9 AU/mL  
Positive:   >=25.0 AU/mL  

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time3 days
Test CodeRUBM
CPT-4 Code (s)
86762
LOINC Codes
5335-5

Warde
Medical
Laboratory