Ordering Recommendation

Use only to provide evidence of vaccination or prior infection by measles, mumps, rubella and varicella-zoster viruses.

Mnemonic
MMRV PAN
Methodology

Semi-Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

Within 24 hours

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Serum separator tube. 

Specimen Preparation

Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1.0 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Body fluid, CSF, plasma or urine specimens. Contaminated, heat-inactivated, hemolyzed, lipemic or severely icteric specimens.

Remarks
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year

Reference Interval
Test Number
Components
Reference Interval
  Measles Virus (Rubeola) Antibody IgG 13.4 AU/mL or less: Negative - No significant level of detectable measles (rubeola) IgG antibody.
13.5-16.4 AU/mL: Equivocal - Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
16.5 AU/mL or greater: Positive - IgG antibody to measles (rubeola) detected, which may indicate a current or past exposure/immunization to measles (rubeola).
  Mumps Virus Antibody IgG 8.9 AU/mL or less: Negative - No significant level of detectable IgG mumps virus antibody.
9.0-10.9 AU/mL: Equivocal - Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
11.0 AU/mL or greater: Positive - IgG antibody to mumps virus detected, which may indicate a current or past exposure/immunization to mumps virus.
  Rubella Virus Antibody IgG Less than 9 IU/mL: Not Detected.
9-9.9 IU/mL: Indeterminate - Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
10 IU/mL or greater: Detected.
  Varicella-zoster Virus Ab IgG 134.9 IV or less: Negative - No significant level of detectable varicella-zoster IgG antibody.
135.0-164.9 IV: Equivocal - Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
165.0 IV or greater: Positive - IgG antibody to varicella-zoster detected, which may indicate a current or past varicella-zoster infection.

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

FDA

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

86765; 86735; 86762; 86787

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2011396 Measles Virus (Rubeola) Antibody IgG 7962-4
2011397 Mumps Virus Antibody IgG 7966-5
2011398 Rubella Virus Antibody IgG 8014-3
2011399 Varicella-zoster Virus Ab IgG 8047-3
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Aliases
Occupation Screen - MMR/VZV Antibody Assessment Panel, IgG