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Tetanus Toxoid IgG Antibody, serum

Test Code:

BC0125

Synonym(s):

Specimen Container

​Gel separator tube (Adult)
Microtube (Paeds)

Specimen Requirement

​Plain Blood
Adult: 5 mL
Paediatric: 1.3 mL

Specimen Storage / Transport

Spin down and separate serum within 2 hours of receiving the specimen and freeze till the next transport.

Method

 

Orderable as STAT?

No

Turn Around Time

Reference Value(s)

​Vaccinated: Positive (≥0.01 IU/mL)
Unvaccinated: Negative (<0.01 IU/mL)

Testing Laboratory Location

NUH

Laboratory

​Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Contact Number

6394 1352

Day and Time Performed

​Mon - Fri: 0800 hrs to 1700 hrs
Sat: 0800 hrs - 1230 hrs

Orderable on CPOE?

Yes

Additional Information

​Assessment of an antibody response to the tetanus toxoid vaccine, which should be performed at least 3 weeks after immunization
 
An aid to diagnose immunodeficiency

Change History Notes

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Keywords

Tetanus Toxoid IgG Antibody, serum BC0125
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