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Test Code RBIS Rubeola Immune Status

Important Note

To order in CIS as a provider: search for "measles" and select the appropriate powerplan, "Immunity Testing Measles".

Clinical System Name

Rubeola (Measles) Immune Status

Synonyms

Measles Immune Status

MMR Titer-Rubeola

Description

This test measures IgG antibody and is not appropriate for testing newborns. See Rubeola IgM Serology.

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole blood

Container(s): Gold SST or Red

Preferred Vol: 5.0 mL

Minimum Vol:  0.6 mL

 

Note:

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 -4  C

Storage location: Transfer 0.3 - 1 mL serum to a plastic aliquot tube affixed with a large computer label.

Monday – Friday: Place sample in the Virology Section of the Sendouts Refrigerated Rack.

Saturday-Sunday & Holidays: Close batch in Mayo Access and courier to UW NW220. Place a copy of the Transfer List (indicate time sent) in the Virology Transport Binder. (Call on Holidays to be sure the lab is open to accept samples).

 

Off-site collection: Spin and aliquot. Send refrigerated.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp

 

  Refrigerated  
  Frozen

 

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Collected daily; performed twice/week 3 - 5 d

 

Performing Laboratory

University of Washington

Dept of Laboratory Medicine

UW Virology Lab

1959 NE Pacific St, NW220
Seattle, WA 98195

 

Phone Number: (206) 520-4600

Department

Department: Send Outs
 

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

Reference Range

A positive result reflects immunity.

Methodology

Method: EIA

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

86765

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Rubeola Immune Status
Reference Test Number:

RBIS

Instructions:

Send out M - F with the UW courier. Weekends and Holidays courier to UW NW220.