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Test Compendium

3090: RUBELLA ANTIBODIES, IgM

Test Code

  • 3090

Test Synonym

  • GERMAN MEASLES AB IgM, RUBELLA AB IgM

Minimum Volume

  • 0.2 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum

Container

  • Serum Separator Tube, Plain Red Top Tube, Transfer Tube- Serum

Storage

  • Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

  • 4 days

CPT Codes

  • 86762
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • 0.5 mL Serum (stable 3 days room temperature)

Additional Information

  • SST (gel-barrier) or Red Top tube. If a Red Top is drawn, please separate serum from cells and transfer to a plastic transport tube. Refrigerate. Specimen is stable for three days at room temperature and for 3 weeks refrigerated.

Specimen Stability

  • Stability AMBIENT: 3 days REF: 3 weeks FROZEN: 3 months

Reference Range

  • Fasting Sex Message Lines Ref Ranges Unit of Measure
    Non-Reactive ............. <0.8 Indeterminate ............. >=0.8-<1.0 Reactive ............. >=1.0 All "Indeterminate" results are verified by repeat analysis. Samples which still test as "Indeterminate" should be tested by an alternate method or a second sample should be taken - if possible - within a reasonable period of time (e.g.,1 week) Results were obtained with the ROCHE Elecys Rubella IgM assay. Values obtained from other manufacturers' assay methods may not be used interchangeably.