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Streptococcus pneumoniae IgG Ab (23 serotypes)

Lab Section: 

Sendout

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

ARUP

 

Test ID: 

LAB7080

 

                                  Methodology: Quantitative Multiplex Bead Assay

                                   Schedule: 

Reported: 

Tuesday-Saturday

7 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collect: 3.0 mL Blood in Gold Top Tube

Pediatric volume: 1.0 mL

 

Serum separator tube. Post-immunization specimen should be drawn 30 days after immunization and, if shipped separately, must be received within 60 days of pre-immunization specimen. 

Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1.5 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.25 mL) MARK SPECIMENS CLEARLY AS "PRE" OR "POST" SO SPECIMENS WILL BE SAVED AND TESTED SIMULTANEOUSLY. 

 

Stability: After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles). 

 

Reference Interval: See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

http://ltd.aruplab.com/Tests/Pub/2005779

 

CPT Code(s): 

86317x23

Last Changed: 

8/23/2017 3:01:42 PM

                                       Last Reviewed:  8/23/2017 3:02:18 PM