Rabies Antibody Endpoint

Sunquest Code:RABEND  
Epic Code:LAB7020Epic Name:Rabies Antibody Endpoint
Methodology:Rapid fluorescent foci inhibition (RFFIT)
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 3-4 weeks.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:4 mL blood; 2 mL CSF
Minimum\Peds Volume:2.2 mL blood; 1 mL CSF
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Sterile tube, Red (no gel))

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 2 mL, 1 mL minimum serum. Alternately transfer 2 mL, 1 mL minimum, CSF into an aliquot container. Indicate specimen source on sample. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Kansas State Rabies Lab via ARUP)


Reference Range:By report.
Use:This test is only intended for vaccine response, not for diagnosis of infection.

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