Diphtheria Antibody - Cancel and reorder as ARMISC, LG3909


Sunquest Code:DIPAB  
Epic Code:LAB3428Epic Name:Diphtheria Antibody
Order Instructions:Cancel and reorder as ARMISC
Methodology:Multiplex bead assay
Test Includes:Diphtheria antibody.
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-2 days.
Special Instructions:Mark specimens clearly as "Pre-Vaccine" or "Post-Vaccine". If shipped separately, "Post" specimen must be received within 60 days of "Pre" specimen.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
Causes for Rejection:Plasma or other body fluids


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Within 2 hours, centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.15 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:After separation from cells 48 hours at room temperature; 2 weeks refrigerated; 1 year frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:50210


Interpretive

Reference Range:Antibody concentration of >0.1 IU/mL is usually considered protective.
Use:Evaluate the ability of a patient to produce antibody to pure protein vaccine after vaccination to rule out antibody deficiency.


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