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​Rubella IgG

Chemistry

​Specimen Requirements​

Type​
  • ​Serum
​Container
​Required Volume
  • ​Optimal Volume: 4.5 mL Full collection tube
    • When ordered with some other tests, one tube may be shared, e.g. HIV, or prenatal screen
  • Minimum Volume: 2 mL
    (Submitting the minimum volume makes it impossible to repeat the test or perform confirmatory/reflex testing. In some situations, a minimum volume may require a second collection.)

Testing Information​ ​

Availability​
  • Shipped daily Monday to Friday
  • STAT testing may be ordered to be done within SHR; see Virology tests
Testing Site​
  • ​Referred out by St. Paul’s Hospital Laboratory

Results Reporting​
  • 3 day turn around time by testing laboratory
​Clinical Interpretation 
  • ​All serological results should be interpreted in conjunction with clinical symptoms and where applicable, vaccination history
Alternate Test Names​
  • ​German Measles
SHR LIS Test Code​
  • ​RUBE (For Laboratory Use Only)

 

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Laboratory Controlled Document LSM-745 v3

Last Modified: Thursday, June 8, 2017 |
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