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Lab Test Dictionary

Bordetella pertussis toxin (PT) Antibody (IgG), Immunoassay (37295)

Methodology

Immunoassay (IA)


Synonyms

Whooping Cough

Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB01150

Lab Test Days

Sunday, Tuesday-Friday

Standard TAT

1-3 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp=7 Days; Refrigerated=14 Days; Frozen=30 Days

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis; Lipemia

Test Volume Required

0.5 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.25 mL Serum


CPT Codes

86615


Revised

09-26-22