Rubella serology

 

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Samples required

Clotted blood (gold cap, 5 mL tube) or

EDTA blood (purple cap, 4 mL tube)

Smaller tubes are available for paediatric samples.

Test indications

 

Test information

  • IgG / IgM EIA

Please state the date of contact if appropriate.

For further information regarding testing for patient with suspected contact of acute infection please see screen for contacts of maculopapular rash.

Rubella IgG testing is no longer included in the routine antenatal screening programme.

Reference range

 

Turnaround time

See virology and microbiological serology turnaround times.

Enquiries

Microbiology (Virology and Serology), ext. 64627