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Rubella Culture

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code P319
Test group Viral culture
Performed by State Viral & Rickettsial Disease Laboratory
Sendout? Yes
Method Tissue culture
Collection Instructions Performed only on infants with suspected congenital infection. Contact the Microbiology laboratory (x3-1268) to obtain consultation and arrange for sendout to the State Health Dept.
Container type Urine cup, clean container
Amount to Collect See preferred volume
Sample type Amniotic fluid, nasal wash, random urine
Preferred volume ≥ 20 mL fluid
Min. Volume 1 mL fluid
Normal range
Synonyms Viral culture; German measles
LOINC code 29257-3
Last Updated 3/24/2013 8:13:56 PM
Entry Number 835
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