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Test Code BLOD0337 Rubella IgG Screen

Useful For

A screening test 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


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