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Haemophilus Influenzae B Antibody, IgG

Components

Name Method Department Units
H. Influenza B AB, IgG Quantitative Multiplex Bead Assay
Send Out ug/mL

Specimen Requirements

Serum Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Red Tube (no anticoagulant) with Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Gold tube, (SST) with Gel

3.5 mL 1 mL
Stability

Frozen - 12 month(s)
Room temperature - 2 day(s)
Refrigerated - 2 week(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles
  • Centrifuge within 2 hours, separate supernatant and freeze

Reasons for Rejection

  • Gross lipemia
  • Wrong collection tube
  • Contamination
  • Plasma unacceptable
  • Wrong type of specimen
  • Hemolyzed specimen

Comments

Specify on order if "Pre" sample should be held for "Post" sample. Tandem testing is recommended.

CPT Code

  • 86317