Bordetella pertussis Antibody, IgG by ELISA with reflex to Immunoblot

Abbrev Code:BPERTG   
Order Code:LAB4282Order Name:Bordetella pertussis Aby IgG with reflex
Synonyms:Whooping Cough Antibody
Methodology:Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay/Qualitative Immunoblot
CPT Codes: 86615 x1, 86615 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Sun-Sat; results are reported in 1-5 days.
Special Instructions:Parallel testing is preferred. Label samples as acute or convalescent.

For tests developed and validated by ARUP (previously referred to as Compliance Statement B, C or D). 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

Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.4 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Red (no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Severely lipemic, heat-inactivated, icteric, turbid or hemolyzed specimens.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot ASAP or within 2 hours of collection, 1 mL, 0.1 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator. Mark samples clearly as acute or convalescent.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:48 hours at room temperature; 2 weeks refrigerated; 1 year frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2001768


Reference Range:
Bordetella 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.

Bordetella 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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