Test Details

Mnemonic

BPGMA

Ordering Code

3400116

CPT-4 Code(s)

86615

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

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

Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red top

Minimum Volume

0.25 mL

Transport Temperature

Room temperature

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis, lipemia

Stability

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

Methodology

Immunoassay
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Reference Range

Bordetella pertussis toxin (PT) Ab (IgG, IA:
≤10 years: <66 IU/mL
Bordetella pertussis toxin (PT)( Ab (IGG), IA:
11-59 Years: <43 IU/mL
Bordetella pertussis toxin (PT Ab (IgG), IA:
≥ 60 years: <32 IU/mL
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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