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Rubella Screen (Rubella IgG Antibody)

Test Name:Rubella Screen (Rubella IgG Antibody)
Epic Order Code:LAB496  
CPT Code:86762  
Specimen(s) Type:Serum; 1.0 mL
Acceptable Container(s):Tube tops are gold and red.
Testing Schedule:Test performed daily
Turn Around Time:STAT: NA  
 Routine: Batched at 7 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Collection Information:No special patient preparation is required. Obtain specimen by standard collection procedures.
Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
Reference Client:If unable to deliver to the lab immediately, centrifuge the specimen and separate the serum from the red cells. Store at 2-8° C for up to 5 days. If longer storage is required the sample should be frozen at -20° C.
Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient volume, incorrect/delay in transport, gross hemolysis, lipemia and icterus.
Reference Range:Negative
Additional Information:The Rubella Screen is to be used only as a means of determining the immune status of an individual through the detection of anti-rubella IgG antibodies.