Rubella Antibody, IgM RUBIGM
|Method(s)||Semi-Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay|
|Collect||One 5 mL gold (SST) top tube.|
|Transport||1 mL serum at 2-8°C. (Min: 0.5 mL)|
|Remarks||Allow serum to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum from cells ASAP. Acute and convalescent specimens must be labeled as such; parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of acute specimens. Please mark specimen plainly as "ACUTE" or "CONVALESCENT".|
|Stability||After separation from cells: Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)|
Plasma or urine. Contaminated, heat-inactivated, or hemolyzed samples.
|Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)|
19.9 AU/mL or less: Not Detected.