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Rubella (German measles) IgG (immunity screen)

About This Test

Department: Virology and Molecular Microbiology


4ml clotted blood (1ml if paediatric), red top,


Turnaround Time: 1-3 days

Detection of rubella IgG in serum to determine immunity (past infection/vaccination)

Other Comments:

If processing is delayed, refrigeration is preferable to storage at ambient temperature. Delays of over 48 hours are undesirable

Clinical decision points: Interpretive comments included in report
Factors known to significantly affect results: Haemolysis