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Test Code DTABS Diphtheria/Tetanus Antibody Panel, Serum

Useful For

Assessment of an antibody response to tetanus and diphtheria toxoid vaccines, which should be performed at least 3 weeks after immunization

 

Aids in the evaluation of immunodeficiency

Profile Information

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
DIPGS Diphtheria Toxoid IgG Ab, S Yes Yes
TTIGS Tetanus Toxoid IgG Ab, S Yes Yes

Method Name

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Reporting Name

Diphtheria/Tetanus Ab Panel, S

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 1 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.8 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 30 days
  Frozen  30 days

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia Reject
Gross icterus Reject
Other Heat Inactivated specimen

Reference Values

DIPHTHERIA TOXOID IgG ANTIBODY

Vaccinated: Positive (≥0.01 IU/mL)

Unvaccinated: Negative (<0.01 IU/mL)

Reference values apply to all ages.

 

TETANUS TOXOID IgG ANTIBODY

Vaccinated: Positive (≥0.01 IU/mL)

Unvaccinated: Negative (<0.01 IU/mL)

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 9 a.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

86317 x 2

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
DTABS Diphtheria/Tetanus Ab Panel, S In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
TETG Tetanus IgG Ab 33469-8
DIPG Diphtheria IgG Ab 45166-6
DEXDP Diphtheria IgG Value 48654-8
DEXTG Tetanus IgG Value 53935-3

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Microbiology Test Request (T244) with the specimen.

Secondary ID

36670