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25567 Rubella Virus, PCR (VR01725)

Rubella Virus, PCR (VR01725)
Test Code: RBPCRSO
Synonyms/Keywords
German measles, Rubeola, PCR
Useful For
Test of choice for detection of rubella virus infection.
Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume
​No ​NP or throat swab ​Viral transport media (M6) ​Universal viral transport media ​1 swab

 

Collection Processing Instructions
Provider must notify county public health dept in which patient resides that this test is being ordered. Also contact Marshfield Labs Customer Service at 800-222-5835. Specimen must be received by WSLH within 24-48 hours. Special courier may be required.
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Swab ​Refrigerate ​48 hours

 

Rejection Criteria
Specimens > 48 hours
​Cotton Swabs
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
​Wisconsin State Lab of Hygiene ​Monday through Friday ​1-3 days ​Real-time PCR
Reference Range Information
See interpretive report
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
​87798
Synonyms/Keywords
German measles, Rubeola, PCR
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
If the ordering application you are looking for is not listed, contact your local laboratory for assistance.
Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume
​No ​NP or throat swab ​Viral transport media (M6) ​Universal viral transport media ​1 swab

 

Collection Processing
Provider must notify county public health dept in which patient resides that this test is being ordered. Also contact Marshfield Labs Customer Service at 800-222-5835. Specimen must be received by WSLH within 24-48 hours. Special courier may be required.
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Swab ​Refrigerate ​48 hours

 

Rejection Criteria
Specimens > 48 hours
​Cotton Swabs
Useful For
Test of choice for detection of rubella virus infection.
Reference Range Information
See interpretive report
For more information visit:
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
​Wisconsin State Lab of Hygiene ​Monday through Friday ​1-3 days ​Real-time PCR
For billing questions, see Contacts
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
​87798
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.