Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: September 20, 2019 @ 9:13 am

2643

Rubella Ab, IgG

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Blue Top (Na Citrate)
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • For patients receiving therapy with high biotin doses (>5 mg/day), no laboratory test specimen should be collected until at least 8 hours after the last biotin administration.
  • Minimize air exposure
Rejection Criteria:
  • Heat inactivated
Stability:Ambient: 3 Day(s); Refrigerated: 3 Week(s); Frozen: 3 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay, Sandwich (ECLIA)
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 86317
Interpretive Data:

Rubella Antibody Interpretation
<10: Negative for Rubella IgG
Presumed non-immune to Rubella infection.

>=10: Positive for Rubella IgG is an indication of previous
exposure to the virus either by prior infection or by
vaccination.

The Rubella IgG cut-off value has been set at 10 IU/mL based on the recommendation of the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute subcommittee on Rubella Serology.

Biotin in specimens taken from patients on high-dose biotin therapy or supplements may intefere with this test and cause inaccurate test results. It is recommended that for patients receiving therapy with high biotin doses (> 5 mg/day), no laboratory test specimen should be collected until at least 8 hours after the last biotin administration.
Components:
  • 2643 - RUBELLA Ab, IgG
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