Pneumococcal Ab, 23 serotype-13657

Test info

  
Pneumococcal Ab, 23 serotype
  
13657
  
LAB13657
  
PNEUMOABY
  
Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype IgG, 23
  

A common method for evaluating suspected antibody deficiency is to immunize the patient with an appropriately selected vaccine, such as Pneumococcal, and determine vaccine-specific antibody concentrations in a serum sample 4-8 weeks post-immunization compared to a pre-immunization sample.

Specimen

  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Immediately following collection, mix sample by gently inverting 5 times

  
  1. Allow sample to clot for a minimum of 30 minutes
  2. Spin within two (2) hours of sample collection
  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  

Ambient (preferred) - 1 week

Refrigerated - 1 week

Frozen - 5 months

Performance

  
Viracor Eurofins (401835) via LabCorp (812116): R-LC
  
Mo, We, Fr
  
10 days
  

Fluoroimmunoassay (FIA)

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

> 1.3 µg/mL

Billing

  
86317 x 23

Tracking

  
04/30/2019
  
06/22/2022