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Test ID BLOD0323 Haemophilus influenzae Type B Antibody, IgG, Serum

Useful For

Assessing a patient's immunological (IgG) response to Haemophilus influenzae type B (HIB) vaccine

 

Assessing immunity against HIB

 

Aiding in the evaluation of immunodeficiency when the patient is tested pre- and post-vaccination

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Supplies: Sarstedt 5 mL Aliquot Tube (T914)

Container/Tube: 

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia Reject
Heat-inactivated Reject

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  7 days

Day(s) Performed

Monday, Friday

Report Available

1 to 6 days

Method Name

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

86684

Secondary ID

614598

Reporting Name

Haemophilus influenzae B Ab, IgG, S

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send Infectious Disease Serology Test Request (T916) with the specimen.

Reference Values

≥0.15 mg/L

Reference values apply to all ages.

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved, or is exempt by the US Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.