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Measles (Rubeola) Antibodies, IgM, Serum

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Test ID

RUBOM

LAB801 ROM

 

Reporting Name

Measles (Rubeola) Ab, IgM, S

Useful For

Determining acute-phase infection with rubeola (measles) virus using IgM antibody testing

 

Aiding in the identification of nonimmune individuals through IgM antibody testing

Method Name

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube: 

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Gross reject
Gross lipemia Gross reject
Other Heat-inactivated specimen

Reference Values

Negative

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; 9 a.m.

CPT Code Information

86765

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
ROM Measles (Rubeola) Ab, IgM, S 35276-5

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
80979 Measles (Rubeola) Ab, IgM, S 35276-5

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

Analytic Time

Same day/1 day

Specimen Retention Time

14 days

NY State Approved

Yes

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Microbiology Test Request (T244) with the specimen.