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Test Code LAB801 Measles (Rubeola) Antibodies, IgM, Serum

Additional Codes

Mayo Test Code: ROM

Reporting Name

Measles (Rubeola) Ab, IgM, S

Useful For

Determining acute-phase infection with rubeola (measles) virus


As an aid in identifying nonimmune individuals

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type


Specimen Required


Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reference Values

Negative (reported as negative or positive)

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; 9 a.m.

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.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
ROM Measles (Rubeola) Ab, IgM, S 21503-8


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
80979 Measles (Rubeola) Ab, IgM, S 21503-8

Reject Due To


Mild OK; Gross reject


Mild OK; Gross reject




Heat-inactivated specimen

Method Name

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)