Pneumococcal Ab, 23 serotype

Alphabetical Test listing

Pneumococcal Ab, 23 serotype-13657

  
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.

  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Spin

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube; do not aliquot

  

Ambient (preferred) - 1 week

Refrigerated - 1 week

Frozen - 5 months

  
Viracor Eurofins (401835) via LabCorp (812116): R-LC
  
Mo, We, Fr
  
2 - 5 days
  

Fluoroimmunoassay (FIA)

  

> 1.3 µg/mL

  
86317 x 23
  
04/30/2019
  
05/24/2019