BORDETELLA PERTUSSIS IGG AND IGA ANTIBODIES

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Hemolyzed, severely lipemic, heat inactivated specimens

Methodology
Multi-Analyte Immunodetection (MAID)

Stability
Room Temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
PT IgG:   <45 units/mL  
PT IgA:   <10 units/mL  
FHA IgG:   <90 units/mL  
FHA IgA:   <50 units/mL  

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time4-7 days
Test CodeBORDQ
CPT-4 Code (s)
86615 x 4
LOINC Codes
PT IgG   23831-1  
PT IgA   23830-3  
FHA IgG   23828-7  
FHA IgA   23827-9  

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Medical
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