Rubella Antibody, IgG

Abbrev Code:RUQIGG   
Order Code:LAB6355Order Name:Rubella Antibody IgG Quantitation
Synonyms:German Measles Antibody, IgG; Prenatal Screen; RUQIGG
Methodology:Chemiluminescent immunoassay
CPT Codes: 86762 x1
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)
Alternate Containers: 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 UM Specialty Core/Prot/Endo (Liaison D) 


Reference Range:
Rubella Antibody, IgG
Less than 0.90 Index Negative; no antibodies detected
0.90-1,00 Index Equivocal; repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful
1.00 Index or greater Positive; suggests previous exposure or immunization
and probable immunity
Use:Support for the diagnosis of acute rubella infection; documentation of past exposure to rubella; evaluate possible post rubella vaccine complications.

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