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Measles virus IgG antibodies

Category Virology
Test background

Detection of IgG antibodies to measles virus to determine immunity status. This test is not routinely available for confirmation of immunity/vaccine uptake. If there is no history of vaccination or past infection, MMR should be offered in preference.

Clinical Indications

Suspected measles. Please give detailed clinical information, including date of onset/contact with the suspected infection.

Reference range

See report

Sample & container required RST (rust top)
Sample volume 5 mL
Turnaround time 5 days

This test is not currently accredited due to a relocation of equipment