Sign in →

Test ID ROM Measles (Rubeola) Antibodies, IgM, Serum

Useful For

Determining acute-phase infection with rubeola (measles) virus using IgM antibody testing

 

Aiding in the identification of nonimmune individuals through IgM antibody testing

Method Name

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

Reporting Name

Measles (Rubeola) Ab, IgM, S

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube: 

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reference Values

Negative

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; 9 a.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

86765

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
ROM Measles (Rubeola) Ab, IgM, S 35276-5

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
80979 Measles (Rubeola) Ab, IgM, S 35276-5

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

NY State Approved

Yes

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Microbiology Test Request (T244) with the specimen.