Rubella Antibody, IgG

Sunquest Code:RUQIGG  
Epic Code:LAB6355Epic Name:Rubella Antibody IgG Quantitation
Synonyms:German Measles Antibody, IgG; Prenatal Screen; RUQIGG
Methodology:Multiplex flow immunoassay
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri; results reported the same day.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.9 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Green (lithium heparin, gel), Green (sodium heparin, no gel), Purple (EDTA), Red (no gel))

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.35 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator up to 7 days.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Specialty Core  (UMMC-East Bank)


Reference Range:

7 IU/mL or less

Negative: not immune

8-9 IU/mL

Equivocal: Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful

10 IU/mL or greater

Positive: immune



Use:Support for the diagnosis of acute rubella infection; documentation of past exposure to rubella; evaluate possible postrubella vaccine complications.

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