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Test Code BLOD0899 Measles, Mumps, Rubella IgG Panel (MMR)

Useful For

The determination of IgG class antibodies to Measles, Mumps and Rubella Viruses after immunization with the vaccine to this virus. The presence of IgG Class also indicates previous infection with the virus in a patient with no record of immunization.

Profile Information

Test Code Test Name Methodology
BLOD0135 Measles IgG (Rubeola) Enzyme linked fluorescent assay (ELFA)
BLOD0133 Mumps IgG Enzyme linked fluorescent assay (ELFA)
BLOD0337 Rubella IgG Chemiluminescence


Performing Laboratory

Bozeman Health Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Serum 

Container/Tube: Red top or gold top

Specimen Volume: 3 mL
Specimen Minimum Volume: 1.5 mL

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge and separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection.  

Specimen Rejection:  Grossly hemolyzed, icteric or lipemic samples will be rejected. 

Specimen Transport Temperature

Ambient <8 hours/Refrigerated >8 hours

Specimen Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Ambient 8 hours
  Refrigerated 5 days
  Frozen 1 month


Reference Values

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


Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Friday

Test Classification and CPT Coding