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Measles (Rubeola) IgG

Order Code CH250
Turnaround Time 24-48 hours
Test Includes

Measles (Rubeola) IgG

Specimen Requirements
Specimen Source
Transport Container
(Specimen Container)

SST (Tiger Top)

Preferred Specimens
Collection Instructions
(Transport Temperature)
Transport Refrigerated (cold packs)
Specimen Stability
Temperature Period
Room temperature Unacceptable
Refrigerated 7 days
Frozen 30 days
Test Details
Immunoassay (IA)
Clinical Significance

Measles, also known as rubeola, causes fever, irritability, respiratory illness, and the characteristic skin rash. Immunization has greatly diminished the incidence of measles. The presence of IgG is consistent with immunity or prior exposure. IgM is consistent with current or recent infection. IgM tests can generate false positive results and low levels of IgM can persist for longer than 12 months.

Reference Ranges

<0.9 AU/mL (Negative) 0.9-1 AU/mL (Equivocal) >1 AU/mL (Positive)