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Test ID BLOD0494 Tetanus Toxoid IgG Antibody, Serum

Useful For

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

 

Aiding in the evaluation of immunodeficiency

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge and aliquot serum into plastic vial.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia Reject
Gross icterus Reject

Specimen Stability Information

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

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Report Available

Same day/1 to 4 days

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 US Food and Drug Administration.

Secondary ID

36667

Forms

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