Rubeola Testing

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Synonym/Acronym:
Measles serology.

Rationale
To assess for a rubeola infection or immunity.

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

Normal Findings
Method: Enzyme immunoassay.

IgMInterpretationIgGInterpretation
Negative0.79 AU or lessNo significant level of detectable antibody0.89 index or lessNo significant level of detectable antibody; indicative of nonimmunity
Indeterminate0.8–1.2 AUEquivocal results; retest in 10–14 days0.9–1 indexEquivocal results; retest in 10–14 days
Positive1.3 AU or greaterAntibody detected; indicative of recent immunization, current or recent infection1.1 index or greaterAntibody detected; indicative of immunization, current or past infection

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
N/A

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