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Test ID BLOD0494 Tetanus Toxoid IgG Antibody, Serum

Useful For

Assessment of an antibody response to the tetanus toxoid vaccine, which should be performed at least 3 weeks after immunization

 

An aid to diagnose immunodeficiency

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus

Mild OK, Gross reject

Other

NA

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 30 days
  Frozen  30 days

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 9 a.m.

Analytic Time

Same day/1 day

Method Name

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

86317

Reporting Name

Tetanus Toxoid IgG Ab, S

Reference Values

Vaccinated: Positive (≥0.01 IU/mL)

Unvaccinated: Negative (<0.01 IU/mL)

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Secondary ID

36667

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Microbiology Test Request (T244) with the specimen.

Sanford Laboratories - Fargo Additional Information:

SANFORD INTERFACE BUILD INFORMATION

Result Code Result Code Description
16244 Tetanus Toxoid IgG Antibodies
18924 Tetanus IgG Value