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Lab Test Dictionary

Tetanus Antibody, IgG (0050535)

Methodology

Quantitative Multiplex Bead Assay


Synonyms

Anti-tetanus toxoid IgG; C. tetani; Clostridium tetani; Tetanus Immune Respone; Tetanus toxoid antibodies; Tetanus Vaccine Respone

Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

ARUP


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Daily

Standard TAT

1-2 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-2 mL Blood

Container Type

Gold (SST)

Collection Instructions

"Post" specimen should be drawn 30 days after immunization.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 48 Hours; Refrigerated: 2 Weeks (Preferred); Frozen: 1 Year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)

Rejection Criteria

Plasma or other body fluids; Contaminated; Hemolyzed; Serverly lipemic

Test Volume Required

1 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.2 mL Serum

Processing Instructions

Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. "Pre" and "Post" vaccine specimens can be submitted separately or together for testing; if shipped separately, "Post" specimen must be received within 60 days of "Pre" specimen. Mark specimens clearly as "Pre-Vaccine" or "Post-Vaccine". Complete an ARUP requisition and submit with specimen refrigerated. Call Apollo Courier Service for pick-up Monday-Friday.


CPT Codes

86317


Revised

09-17-19

Initials

SL