If it is an older hub, you should look at it carefully--spoke holes, flanges, hub body, axle, everything. Remember too that some old hubs are made of alloys that are not as tough as the best hubs employ today.
All you can do it to look at the hub with a magnifying glass to check for cracks. A crack it a no go. The holes and flange also get worn by the spokes so it is best left to an experienced wheelbuilder to determine if you can reuse a hub. That being said, I flatted my rear race wheel during my warmup this morning and ended up racing the spare wheel I brought. The spare wheel is a 1990 vintage DA hub built up on it's fourth rim. It has an American Classic 10 speed cassette for campy and it worked just fine.
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