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Rubeola (Measles) Antibody, IgM

Mnemonic:    [RUBEOLA2]
Name:    Rubeola (Measles) Antibody, IgM
Specimen:    0.5 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube.
Minimum Spec:    0.2 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0099597
  Method:    Enzyme Immunoassay
Note:    Acute and convalescent specimens must be labelled as such; parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens MUST be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimen.
Processing Info:    Separate serum from cells ASAP. Clearly mark tube "acute" or "convalescent". Severely lipemic or hemolyzed specimens are not acceptable.

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.