Rubella Screen IgG (German Measles)

Laboratory Fee Schedule
Procedure: MCU0322A
CPT: 86762

Synonym(s): Rubella IgG Immunoassay (BioPlex)
Requisition Form G-2A
Test Description The BioPlex is a multiplex system using Enzyme Immunoassays (EIA) to detect the presence of antibodies associated with infection or disease to T. gondii, Rubella and CMV
Pre-Approval Needed N/A
Supplemental Information Required N/A
Supplemental Form(s) N/A
Performed on Specimens from (sources) Human
Sample/Specimen Type for Testing Serum
Minimum Volume/Size Required 250 µL
Storage/Preservation Prior to Shipping Serum should be kept at 2°C to 8°C for up to 7 days or at -20°C or colder for long term storage
Transport Medium N/A
Specimen Labeling
  • Two patient-specific identifiers required (e.g., patient full name, date of birth, Medical record number)
  • Identifiers on specimen must exactly match submission form.
Shipping and Specimen Handling Requirements
  • Ship according to Dangerous Goods Regulations, IATA, and/or CFR 49.
  • Handle as infectious agent using universal precautions.
  • Triple contained in accordance with federal shipping regulations for infectious agents.
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Method Multiplex Flow Immunoassay
Turn-around Time 4 working days
Interferences/Limitations Contaminated, icteric, lipemic, hemolyzed or heat inactivated sera may cause erroneous results and should be avoided. 
Common Causes for Rejection
  • insufficient quantity
  • unacceptable specimen type or source
  • improper shipping conditions
  • expired media or collection container
  • discrepancies between specimen label and submission form
  • incomplete or missing submission form.
Additional Information

The Rubella IgG should be considered in conjunction with other laboratory test results as well as the clinical presentation of the patient. Only a physician should interpret the results.