|Test||RUBELLA ANTIBODIES, IgG, QUALITATIVE, SERUM|
|Methodology||Electrochemiluminometric Assay (ECLIA)|
|Description||Useful for the qualitative detection of IgG antibodies to rubella virus.
No sample should be collected on patients receiving therapy with high biotin doses(i.e. biotin therapy for Multiple Sclerosis or oncology patients; skin, hair and nail supplements, or multivitamins containing > 5 mg/day) until at least 12 hours after the last biotin administration. If unsure, or if the clinical picture does not fit the results please contact the laboratory . We have methods to check for biotin interference as well as for any other interferences and for the accuracy of the results.
|Specimen||Draw blood in either a plain, red-top tube or serum gel tube. Spin down and send 1.0 mL (minimum volume: 0.5 mL) of serum refrigerated.|
|Reference Values||Positive (Reported as positive or negative)|
|Analytic Time||1 Day|
|Day(s) Test Set Up||Sunday through Saturday|