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Test Code ROM Measles (Rubeola) Antibodies, IgM, Serum

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube: 

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reference Values

Negative

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; 9 a.m.

CPT Code Information

86765

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Gross reject
Gross lipemia Gross reject
Other Heat-inactivated specimen

Method Name

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Microbiology Test Request (T244) with the specimen.