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Rubella (German Measles) Antibody, IgM

Mnemonic:    [RUBEIGM]
Name:    Rubella (German Measles) Antibody, IgM
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube. Separate serum from cells ASAP. Hemolyzed or lipemic samples ae unacceptable.

Acute and convalescent specimens must be labeled as such; parallel testing is preferred and convalescent samples must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimen. Please mark specimens plainly as "acute" or "convalescent".
Minimum Spec:    0.5 mL
Neonatal Spec:    0.5 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable up to 2 weeks refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0050551
  Method:    Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Processing Info:    This test has been removed from the Logician and ERNE Millenium orders list. If clinically indicated, this test can be ordered by calling the laboratory.