Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Test Name : Rubella Antibody, IgM, Serum Order Code : RUBM
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Synonyms: German Measles IgM
Specimen Type: Serum
Container Type: SST Gold-top gel tube
Required Volume: 3 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 0.5 mL
Methodology: ELISA
Standard Run Times: Varies
Turnaround Time: 5-7 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
Causes For Rejection: Excessively hemolyzed, icteric, or lipemic specimens. Gross bacterial contamination.
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Infectious Disease
Sendout Lab: Focus Diagnostics