Specimen: 2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability (Room): 2 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 48 hrs
Stability (Frozen): 4 weeks
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 10 – 15 days
Usage: Measles virus is highly contagious particularly infecting children, pregnant women, immunocompromised and nutritionally deficient individuals. IgG positivity indicates previous exposure to Rubeola virus or immunity.
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required