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Test Code Rub IS Rubella Immune Status

Clinical System Name

Rubella Immune Status

Synonyms

RUIS

MMR Titer

Description

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

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole blood

Container(s): Gold SST or Red

Preferred Vol: 2.0 mL

Minimum Vol:  1.0 mL

 

Note:

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 -8  C

Storage location: Spin sample and transfer serum to a plastic aliquot tube.  Store in CPA refrigerator, FrigF rack.

 

Off-site collection:  Spin sample and transfer serum to plastic aliquot tube. Transport refrigerated.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  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.  Titers are not available for Rubella IgG to assess immune status. 

Methodology

Method: Immunoassay on Bioplex 2200

Analytical Volume: 0.3 mL serum

Limitations:

CPT Codes

86762