|Alternate:||Measles disease titer; Rubeola titer IgG|
|Includes:||An immunofluorescent test that detects IgG antibodies to measles.|
|Available:||Test batched and performed once per week, depending on volume|
|Volume:||0.5 mL blood
Minimum requirement - 50 ul serum
|Container:||Red top tube|
|Normal:||A single titer of less than 10 is considered negative. A four fold rise in titer between acute and convalescent specimen is indicative of a current measles infection.|
|Uses:||Identifies patients infected with measles virus|
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