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Bordetella pertussis Ab, IgG w/reflex

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

ARUP

 

Test ID: 

LAB6664

 

Synonyms: 

Anti-Pertussis Antibody Bordetella Pertussis Ab, Blood Whooping Cough

Methodology: 

Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Schedule: 

Daily

Reported: 

5-7 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3 mL Blood in a Gold Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Unacceptable conditions: Contaminated, heat-inactivated, or severely lipemic specimens.
Stability: After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)

 

Notes: 

http://ltd.aruplab.com/Tests/Pub/2001768

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

CPT Code(s): 

86615 (an additional charge of 86615 will apply if reflex testing is necessary).

Last Changed: 

8/16/2017 11:29:11

Last Reviewed: 

8/16/2017 11:29:20