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Test Code ROC Rubeola (Measles) Antibodies, IgG and IgM, Spinal Fluid

Reporting Name

Rubeola (Measles) Ab, IgG,IgM, CSF

Useful For

Diagnosing central nervous system rubeola (measles) virus infection and/or subacute sclerosing panencephalitis

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type


Specimen Required

Container/Tube: Sterile vial

Specimen Volume: 0.25 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
CSF Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reference Values

IgG: <1:5

IgM: <1:10

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Test Classification

This test was developed, and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

86765 x 2

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
ROC Rubeola (Measles) Ab, IgG,IgM, CSF 90254-4


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
5741 Rubeola (Measles) Ab, IgG 22501-1
5742 Rubeola (Measles) Ab, IgM 22505-2

Report Available

1 to 4 days

Method Name

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)


If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send Infectious Disease Serology Test Request (T916) with the specimen.