Lab Test : Measles Antibody-IgG

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Alternate:Rubeola Immune titer
Includes:An immunofluorescent test that detects IgG antibodies to measles.
Department:Virology
Phone:(937) 641-3907
SQ Code:MEAI
Available:Test batched and performed once per week, depending on volume
Turnaround:1-7 days
Specimen:Blood
Volume:0.5 mL blood

Minimum requirement - 50 ul serum
Container:Red top tube
Temperature:Room temperature
Rejection:N/A
Normal:Titers greater than or equal to 10 are considered immune. Titers less than 10 are considered not immune.
Uses:Identifies patients that have immunity to measles virus.
Limitations:N/A
Method:Immunofluorescence (IF)
 

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