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Poliovirus antibodies, types 1 and 3

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

Quest

 

Test ID: 

LAB653

 

Methodology: 

Culture/Neutralization

Schedule: 

Monday-Friday

Reported: 

12 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Red Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Serum separator tube or plain red.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Unacceptable conditions: Plasma. Contaminated, hemolyzed, or severely lipemic specimens.
Stability: After separation from cells. Ambient 5 days, refrigerated 14 days, frozen 30 days

 

Notes: 

This sensitive procedure is recommended for vaccine response testing and type-specific serodiagnosis of recent poliovirus infection. It can also serve as an aid for diagnosing immune deficiency disorders.

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

http://www.questdiagnostics.com/testcenter/TestDetail.action?ntc=94106

 

 

CPT Code(s): 

86382 (X2)

Last Changed: 

9/1/2017 7:36:33

Last Reviewed: 

9/1/2017 7:36:39