Rubella Screen IgG (German Measles)

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Procedure: MCU0322A

CPT: 86762

Rubella Screen IgG (German Measles)
Synonym(s): Rubella IgG Immunoassay (BioPlex)
Requisition Form G-2A
Test Description The BioPlex is a multiplex system using Enzyme Immunoassays (EIA) to detect the presence of antibodies associated with infection or disease to T. gondii, Rubella and CMV
Pre-Approval Needed N/A
Supplemental Information Required N/A
Supplemental Form(s) N/A
Performed on Specimens from (sources) Human
Sample/Specimen Type for Testing Serum
Minimum Volume/Size Required 250 µL
Storage/Preservation Prior to Shipping Serum should be kept at 2°C to 8°C for up to 7 days or at -20°C or colder for long term storage
Transport Medium N/A
Specimen Labeling At least 2 patient specific identifiers: First and last name as one identifier and a DOB or a unique patient specific identifier (e.g. Medical Record number); must match information on submission form (G-2A).
Shipping and Specimen Handling Requirements
  • Ship according to Dangerous Goods Regulations, IATA, and/or CFR 49.
  • Handle as infectious agent using universal precautions.
  • Triple contained in accordance with federal shipping regulations for infectious agents.
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Method Multiplex Flow Immunoassay
Turn-around Time 4 days
Interferences/Limitations Contaminated, icteric, lipemic, hemolyzed or heat inactivated sera may cause erroneous results and should be avoided. 
Causes for Rejection Insufficient quantity, unacceptable specimen type or source, improper shipping conditions, expired media or collection container, discrepancies between specimen label and submission form, and/or incomplete or missing submission form.
Additional Information

The Rubella IgG should be considered in conjunction with other laboratory test results as well as the clinical presentation of the patient. Only a physician should interpret the results.


Last updated October 31, 2017