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N. meningitidis Abs (A, C, W-135, and Y)

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

ARUP

 

Test ID: 

LAB4223

 

Methodology: 

Quantitative Multiplex Bead Assay

Schedule: 

Daily

Reported: 

10 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Gold Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1.0 mL.
Serum separator tube.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Stability: After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Use to assess immunocompetence following Neisseria meningitidis vaccination. To assess suspected immunodeficiency, use pre- and postvaccination serology. Do not use for diagnosis of infection or serotyping.

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

http://ltd.aruplab.com/Tests/Pub/2001603

CPT Code(s): 

86741x4

Last Changed: 

8/28/2017 6:07:10

Last Reviewed: 

8/28/2017 6:07:16