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1415P: Diphtheria Toxoid IgG Antibodies, Pre/Post Vaccination Print View
Preimmunization Date Drawn      
Postimmunization Date Drawn      
Diphtheria Toxoid Antibodies Pre EIA  > .099  IU/mL 
Diphtheria Toxoid Antibodies Post EIA  > .099  IU/mL 
Diphtheria Toxoid Post/Pre Ratio CALC  > 4.0   

PRIMARY
1 Serum Convalescent Post 2 (1) mL   Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 2 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s) Label tubes pre and post./// 
2 Serum Acute Pre 2 (1) mL   Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Frozen - 2 Month(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Used to evaluate Diphtheria immunization efficacy. A postvaccination to prevaccination ratio of greater than 4 suggests a good responder.

Serum should be obtained 3-4 weeks after primary immunization or 2-3
weeks after booster if clinically indicated and tested simultaneously
with the pre-vaccination sample. Pre- and post-vaccination sera
must be sent together. Please label the tubes "pre" and "post"
so that the sera can be assayed simultaneously.


Rejection Criteria:
Grossly hemolyzed, grossly lipemic, or grossly icteric specimens.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
86648x2

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.






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