POLIOVIRUS (Types 1, 3) Antibodies, Neutralization

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

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Methodology
Culture/Neutralization

Stability
Room Temperature: 5 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
Poliovirus 1:   <1:8 titer  
Poliovirus 3:   <1:8 titer  

Performed
Monday, Thursday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodePOLNL
CPT-4 Code (s)
86382 x 2
LOINC Codes
Polio 1 Titer   22446-9  
Polio 3 Titer   22450-1  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory