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Test Code ROC Rubeola (Measles) Antibodies, IgG and IgM (Separate Determinations), Spinal Fluid

Reporting Name

Rubeola (Measles) Ab, IgG,IgM, CSF

Useful For

Diagnosis of central nervous system infection with rubeola (measles) virus and/or subacute sclerosing panencephalitis

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type


Specimen Required

Container/Tube: Sterile vial

Specimen Volume: 0.25 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
CSF Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reference Values

IgG: <1:5

IgM: <1:10

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 9 a.m.

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

86765 x 2

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
ROC Rubeola (Measles) Ab, IgG,IgM, CSF 90254-4


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
5741 Rubeola (Measles) Ab, IgG 22501-1
5742 Rubeola (Measles) Ab, IgM 22505-2

Method Name

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)


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