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ROM-M
MEASLES (RUBEOLA) ANTIBODIES, IGM, SERUM

Test Code ROM-M 
Test MEASLES (RUBEOLA) ANTIBODIES, IgM, SERUM 
Methodology Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA) 
Description Determining acute-phase infection with rubeola (measles) virus 
Specimen Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s) or a serum gel tube(s).
Spin down and send 0.5 mL of serum refrigerated in a screw-
capped, round-bottom, plastic vial. Forward promptly. 
Reference Values Negative (reported as positive, negative, or equivocal)

See “Virology” section in Microbiology for additional interpretive
information. 

Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Saturday 
CPT Code(s) 86765  

Special Instructions