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Rubella (German Measles) Antibody, IgG

Mnemonic:    [RUBELLA]
Name:    Rubella (German Measles) Antibody, IgG
Specimen:    2 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube.
Spec Stability:    Stable 5 days refrigerated.
Reference Range:    >10 IU/L considered immune
  Method:    Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Note:    This test is intended for immune status determination. If active infection is in question, alternative methods are required. Paired sera for Rubella IgG tested by alternative methods; or Rubella, IgM should be considered for diagnosis or current or recent Rubella infections.
Processing Info:    This sample may be shipped/stored in the same container as HBS Ab samples since both tests are ordered together in Prenatal profiles and will be analyzed on the same analyzer.