Quantitative Multiplex Bead Assay
Corynebacterium diphtheiae Antitoxin; Diphtheria Antitoxoid; Diptheria Vaccine Response
Other Reference Test
1-2 mL Blood
Pre and Post vaccination specimens should be submitted together for testing. Post specimen should be drawn 30 days after immunization.
Room Temp: 48 Hours; Refrigerated: 2 Weeks (Preferred); Frozen: 1 Year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
Plasma or other body fluids
1 mL Serum
0.15 mL Serum
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Mark specimen clearly as Pre-Vaccine or Post-Vaccine. If shipped separately, Post specimen must be received within 60 Days of Pre-specimen. Complete an ARUP requisition and submit with specimen refrigerated or frozen. Call Apollo Courier Service for pick-up Monday-Friday.