Measles Virus Serology (CDCSO)  

IMPORTANT! Pre-approval needed from state or local health department. Local or State Health Department. Send approval to or call (402) 559-9444.

NPHL has moved to an electronic ordering system, NUlirt, and it is now the preferred method to order all tests. Once ordered, print a "batch list" (see NUlirt Guide).

Forms Required - Nulirt batch list or NPHL Test Request Form (completed in entirety) must accompany the specimen to include the following information: symptoms and date of onset, pregnancy status, travel and vaccine history. Testing will not be performed without all required information.

Please call NPHL Client Services at (402) 559-2440 or toll free at (800) 334-0459 for further clarification.


Test: Measles Virus Serology  
Synonym: Rubeola, VPD, Vaccine preventable disease  
  • See CDC Test Directory for methodology, specimen types, collection and stability, labeling, volume, interferences and limitations and turnaround times
  • CDC Test Code CDC-10244
Availability: Monday - Thursday
  • Submit all specimens for the CDC through NPHL, NOT directly to the CDC
  • CDC does not accept routine shipments on weekends or holidays
  • Ship to 
Collection Device:  


Specimen Stability:  
Reference Interval:  
Reportable Disease:  
  • Test perormed at the CDC
  • Submit all specimens to the CDC through the NPHL, NOT directly to the CDC
Revised: 4/3/2024 
If you have questions about proper specimen collection, please call NPHL Client Services at (402) 559-2440 or toll free at (800) 334-0459.