Measles (Rubeola) Virus IgM Antibody

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC:

MISC CHEM

POE DESCRIPTION: MEASLES VIRUS IGM AB TITER; MEAS IGM
CPT CODE: 86765-90
TURNAROUND TIME: 5-7 working days
CONTAINER TYPE:

Red top Vacutainer® tube or SST tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

2.0 mL blood (1.0 mL serum)

REJECTION CRITERIA: Excessive hemolysis, gross contamination of specimen, chylous serum, improper storage of specimen, inappropriate specimen container, insufficient specimen volume.
MINIMUM VOLUME:

1.0 mL blood (0.5 mL serum)

REFERENCE RANGE:

See Specialty Labs - Search Test Code 34256

METHODOLOGY:

Enzyme immunoassay (EIA)

LAST UPDATED:

9-8-2014

TEST SYNONYM(S):Rubeola IgM Titer