Rubella Immune StatusMain Content
Test Code: 802
CPT Code(s): 86762
Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)
Clinical Significance: Rubella is an acute exanthematous viral infection of children and adults. Rash, fever and lymphadenopathy characterize the illness. While many infections are subclinical, this virus has the potential to cause fetal infection with resultant birth defects. Diagnosis of a Rubella infection is best made serologically. In the absence of a current or recent infection, a demonstration of specific IgG on a serum sample is evidence of immunity to Rubella.
Alternative Name(s): German Measles, Anti-German Measles Ab IgG, Rubella Screen, Anti-Rubella Ab IgG
Supply: T01 - Red/Gray SST 8.5mL
Preferred Specimen: Serum
Preferred Volume: 1mL
Transport Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Transport Temperature: Room Temperature
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 4 Days
Rejection Criteria: Plasma; Gross hemolysis; Gross lipemia
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