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34042: Diphtheria And Tetanus Antitoxoids Print View
Diphtheria Antitoxoid IA    IU/mL 
Tetanus Antitoxoid IA    IU/mL 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 2 (0.3) mL   Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Used to evaluate Diphtheria immunization response. Antibody levels of greater or equal to 0.10 IU/mL are considered protective. For PRE and POST vaccination testing to assess normal immune response, please refer to Test Code 10680, Diphtheria Antitoxoid, Pre and Post Vaccination. Tetanus is caused by Clostridium tetani. Immunization with Tetanus Antitoxoid is effective with boosters in immunocompetent individuals. Antibody levels of greater than or equal to 0.10 IU/mL are considered protective. However, tetanus can still occur in some individuals with such antibody levels. These results should not be used to determine the necessity to administer antitoxin when clinically indicated. For PRE and POST vaccination testing to assess normal immune response, please refer to Test Code 91424, Tetanus Antitoxoid, Pre and Post Vaccination.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Codes
86648,86774

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.

Notes
Transport Temperature: Room temperature
Reject Criteria: Gross hemolysis; grossly lipemic; grossly icteric






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