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Measles Antibody, CSF. Total

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code MEASC
Test group Measles
Performed by Focus
Sendout? Yes
Method IFA
Collection Instructions Specimen label must contain the date the sample was collected and the legible name of the person who collected the sample.
Container type CSF tube or sterile collection tube
Amount to Collect 1 mL CSF
Sample type CSF
Preferred volume 1 mL CSF
Min. Volume 0.1 mL CSF
Processing notes Freeze and transport to CB. Send to Focus frozen, test code 60675.
Units Titer
Normal range
Negative IgG < 1:64 Negative IgM < 1:1
Synonyms Measles IgG; Measles IgM; sspe; subacute sclerosing panencephalitis; rubeola
Turn around times Test run Sunday-Thursday. Turnaround time: 2-5 days
CPT coding 86765-90 x2
Last Updated 11/21/2013 12:55:53 PM
Entry Number 644
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