Bordetella pertussis Antibody, IgG by ELISA with reflex to Immunoblot


Sunquest Code:BPERTG  
Epic Code:LAB4282Epic Name:Bordetalla pertussis Aby IgG with reflex
Synonyms:Whooping Cough Antibody
Methodology:Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay/Qualitative Immunoblot
CPT Code:86615, 86615
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported in 1-5 days.
Special Instructions:Parallel testing is preferred. Label samples as acute or convalescent.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been approved or cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.4 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
Causes for Rejection:Severely lipemic, hemolyzed specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Within 2 hours of collection, centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.1 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator. Mark samples clearly as acute or convalescent.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2001768


Interpretive

Reference Range:
Bordetalla pertussis Antibody IgG by ELISA: 
0.94 IV or less Negative: No significant level of detectable B. pertussis IgG antibody
0.95 - 1.04 IV Equivocal: Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
1.05 IV  or greater             Positive: IgG antibody to B pertussis detected, which may indicate a current or recent exposure/immunization to B. pertussis.
 

Bordetalla pertussis Antibody IgG by Immunoblot
B. pertussis Aby IgG by Immunoblot Interp Negative
B. pertussis IgG by Immunoblot PT 100 Negative
B. pertussis IgG Immunoblot PT Negative
B. pertussis IgG Immunoblot FHA Negative
   
Use:May be used as evidence of vaccination or past infection. Test does not determine immunity to B. pertussis.


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