POLIOVIRUS ANTIBODIES

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

Methodology
Indirect Fluorescent Antibody

Stability
Room Temperature: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 2 months

Reference Range
Poliovirus 1:   >=1:8  
Poliovirus 3:   >=1:8  

Performed
Wednesday, Friday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodePOLIF
CPT-4 Code (s)
86658 x 2
LOINC Codes
Poliovirus 1   22446-9  
Poliovirus 3   22450-1  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory