Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Rubella Antibody, IgG, Serum Order Code : RUBG
Synonyms: German Measles ; Rubella IgG; Rubella abs Screen; Rubella Antibody, Serum
Specimen Type: Serum
Container Type: SST Gold-top gel tube, Mint-top gel tube (lithium heparin)
Required Volume: 7 mL whole blood; 3 mL serum
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 1 mL whole blood; 0.5 mL serum
Methodology: Immunoassay
Standard Run Times: Varies
Turnaround Time: 1-3 days
Special Handling: Transport whole blood at room temperature or refrigerated. Centrifuge and transfer serum to a separate tube. Transport serum refrigerated. If transport is greater than 2 days, transport serum frozen.
CPT Codes: 86762
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB5038
SHC EPIC Code: LABRUBG
Causes For Rejection: Excessively hemolyzed, icteric, or lipemic specimens. Gross bacterial contamination.
Department: Special Chemistry