BORDETELLA PERTUSSIS IGG ANTIBODIES, IMMUNOASSAY

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 0.5 mL serum (0.3 mL minimum) room temperature in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Rejection Criteria
Gross hemolysis, lipemia

Methodology
Multi-Analyte Immunodetection (MAID)

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

Reference Range
Bordetella pertussis toxin (PT) Ab (IgG, IA:   <or= 10 years:   <66 IU/mL  
Bordetella pertussis toxin (PT)( Ab (IGG), IA:   11-59 Years:<43 IU/mL  
Bordetella perutssis toxin (PT Ab (IgG), IA:   >or= 60 years:   <32 IU/mL  

Performed
Sunday, Tuesday-Friday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodeBPGMA
CPT-4 Code (s)
86615
LOINC Codes
Bordetella pertussis toxin (PT) Antibody (IgG), Immunoassay:   24127-3  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory