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Rubella diagnostic serology (IgM)
Lab code: RUBS
 
Test Synonyms:
Rubella diagnostic serology (IgM)
  NOTE: This test is performed at an external reference lab.
Lab:
Microbiology
Inpatient Req:
Microbiology (#11854)  
Outpatient Req:
Clinical Labs (#83608)  
Specimen:
10 ml Red
Result Time:
1-2 weeks   Cost: $$
Reference Interval:
 
Important Information:
Acute sera for IgM testing should be collected 3 days after appearance of rash. Requires approval by State Lab epidemiology. Contact epidemiologist at (617) 983-6800. History form required. History form is available in PDF format from the MGH lab handbook. Please deliver or fax the completed form to the Serology section of the Microbiology lab (FAX: 617-724-6573). Test performed by state laboratory.
Additional Resources:
Specimen Submission Form