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

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

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
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

86765

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

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus

NA

Other

Heat-inactivated specimen

Method Name

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)