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Test Code E Meas IS Measles Immune Status - Employee

Clinical System Name

N/A

Description

This test is for Seattle Children's employees only.  Employees must complete the top section of the green Occupational Health request form before blood draw.

 

Measles immune status specimens from patients and non-Children's employees will be performed by UW Virology Lab.

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole blood

Container(s): Gold SST, Red, Purple EDTA or Gold Microtainer

Preferred Vol: 2 mL

Minimum Vol: 2 mL

 

Note: Enter employee ID number in Cerner when prompted.

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2-8 C

Storage location: Transfer serum to plastic aliquot tube labeled with large Cerner label. Store in FrigF rack. May be stored in same tube as E VZ IS, E RUB IS, and E MUMPS IS.

 

Off-site collection: Seattle Children's Locations only: Spin blood; send serum refrigerated.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
serum Room temp  
  Refrigerated 7 d
  Frozen 1 m

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N M-F 1-3 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Seattle Children's Laboratory    

 

Department

Department:  Chemistry

Location: Chem East

Phone Number: (206)987-2617

 

Reference Range

 

Reactive  Presumed immune
Equivocal  
Non-reactive (negative) Presumed not immune

 

Methodology

Method: Immunoassay on Bioplex 2200

Analytical Volume: 0.4 mL

Limitations: