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Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Antibody, IgG, Serum

Test Code:

BA0192

Synonym(s):

Specimen Container

​Gel separator tube (Adult)
Microtube (Paeds)

Specimen Requirement

​Plain Blood
Adult: 5 mL
Paediatric: 1.3 mL

Between 8 am to 9 am on Monday only, collect either 1.3 mL or 5 mL of fresh blood from patient and despatch immediately to DPLM Client Service. Specimen is not to be collected on Tuesday to Sunday, eve of public holidays and public holidays.

Specimen Storage / Transport

Despatch to KKH DPLM Client Services as soon as possible. Spin down and separate serum within 30 minutes of receiving the specimen and freeze immediately. Bloods must reach NUH by 12 noon.

Method

 

Orderable as STAT?

No

Turn Around Time

Reference Value(s)

-

Testing Laboratory Location

NUH

Laboratory

​Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Contact Number

6394 1352

Day and Time Performed

Monday only except for Public Holidays and eves of Public Holiday, between 8 to 9 am.

Orderable on CPOE?

No

Additional Information

Assessing a patient's immunological (IgG) response to Haemophilus influenzae type B (HIB) vaccine

Assessing immunity against HIB

Aiding in the evaluation of immunodeficiency

Change History Notes

Others

Keywords

Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Antibody, IgG, Serum BA0192
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