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Test Code Meas IS Rubeola (Measles) 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:  1.0 mL

 

Note:

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 -8  C

Storage location: Transfer serum to a plastic aliquot tube affixed with a large computer label, store in CPA refrigerator, FrigF rack.

 

Off-site collection: Spin and aliquot. Send 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

A positive result reflects immunity.

Methodology

Method: Immunoassay on Bioplex 2200

Analytical Volume: 0.4 mL

Limitations:

CPT Codes

86765