Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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RUBELLA IGG ANTIBODY

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB3024         Geisinger Epic ID: 15184

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
Gold-top (serum separator) microcollection tube
6 mL red-top (plain, non-serum separator) tube
Specimen required:
1 mL aliquot; minimum 0.5 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow to clot. Centrifuge and submit 1 mL serum. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Stable 7 days at 2-8°C, longer if frozen.
Rejection criteria:
Specimen will be rejected if the stability limit is exceeded or if specimen is hemolyzed, lipemic, or icteric.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Negative.
CPT code(s):
86762
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Qualitative detection of IgG antibodies to Rubella virus.
Methodology:
Chemiluminescence Immunoassay
Synonyms:
Anti-Rubella antibody, Rubella IgG antibody, Rubella antibody IgG, RUBG, TORCH
Clinical significance:
Rubella IgG assay is for the qualitative detection of IgG antibodies to rubella virus in human serum as an aid in the assessment of immune status to rubella in individuals, including women of chilbearing age.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC
Stacy Kenyon, PhD, DABCC
   
Review Date: 12/02/2020

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Immunology
Technical Lead: Kathy Hurst
Frequency: Five days per week, 1st shift.
Performed stat? No
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