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Rubella Antibody, IgM, Serum
Alternate Test Name: German Measles
ACM Test Number: 00862
Dept: Reference
SPECIMEN COLLECTION REQUIREMENTS
Collection Container:
SST
Specimen: Serum
Collection Notes: Spin and separate into plastic screw capped vial(s). Label vial "Serum".
Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Specimen Volume: Preferred Volume: 1 mL; Minimum Volume: 0.6 mL
Also Acceptable: Red Top Tube
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Performed: Monday - Friday
Reported: 2 Days
Methodology: Immunoassay
CPT: 86762
LOINC: 5335-5
Stability: Room Temperature: 4 Days; Refrigerated: 7 Days; Frozen: 30 Days
Reference Range:
Ratio Interpretation 
<0.90     Negative 
0.90-1.09 Equivocal 
≥1.10     Positive