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Test Code BLOD0337 Rubella IgG Screen

Methodology

Chemiluminescence

 

Screens for the detection of IgG antibodies to Rubella virus.

Performing Laboratory

Bozeman Health Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Plasma or serum
Container/Tube: Light-green top (lithium heparin gel), red top, or gold top
Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions: Label specimen as plasma or serum.

 

Specimen Rejection:

Unfrozen specimen >7 days old

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerated/Frozen

Specimen Stability

 

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Plasma or Serum Refrigerated 7 days
  Frozen 1 month

 

Reference Values

 

Result Interpretation
Negative Considered not immune to Rubella virus infection
Equivocal Immune status should be further assessed
Positive Considered immune to Rubella virus infection

 

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Friday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

86762