Measles

Alphabetical Test listing

Measles-994

  
Measles
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
Rubeola
  
Throat swab
  

Collect a throat swab between 0 and 5 days of onset of rash

 

 

 

 

  

Submit entire specimen

  

MicroTest M4-RT transport media vial/tube

 

 

  
Throat swab and random urine (6-9 days of onset of rash). First morning void preferred
  

Swab:

MicroTest M4-RT transport media vial/tube

Urine:

Screw cap plastic container (sterile)

  
10 - 40 mL random urine; First morning void preferred
  

Collection throat swab and urine between 6 and 9 days of onset of rash.

  

Swab:

MicroTest M4-RT transport media  vial/tube

Urine:

Screw cap plastic container (sterile)

  
  

Refrigerated

  

Nasal swabs are not recommended and require prior approval from MDH

  
MN Department of Health (MDH)
  
Mo - Fr
  
24 - 48 hours
  

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

  

Negative

MDH will contact the ordering provider directly with any positive results

  
03/25/2011
  
03/30/2020