Test Details

Mnemonic

BPTXA

Ordering Code

3400112

CPT-4 Code(s)

86615 x 2

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 0.5 mL serum refrigerated in a screw capped plastic vial

Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red top

Minimum Volume

0.25 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis, lipemia

Stability

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

Methodology

Multi-Analyte Immunodetection (MAID)
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Reference Range

Bordetella pertussis toxin (PT) Ab (IgG):
≤10 years: <66 IU/mL
Bordetella pertussis toxin (PT) Ab (IgG):
11-59 years: <43 IU/mL
Bordetella pertussis toxin (PT) Ab (IgG):
≥60 years: <32 IU/mL
Bordetella perutssis toxin (PT) Ab (IgA):
<40 years: <5 IU/mL
Bordetella perutssis toxin (PT) Ab (IgA):
≥40 years: <8 IU/mL
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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