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Haemophilus influenzae Type B Antibody, IgG, Serum

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Test Description
Haemophilus influenzae Type B Antibody, IgG, Serum
Synonym(s)

H. influenzae Antibody; Haemophilus influenzae B Vaccine Response; HIB (Haemophilus influenzae Type B) Vaccine Response

Test ID
HIBS
General Information

Useful for:



  • Assessing a patient's immunological (IgG) response to Haemophilus influenzae type B (HIB) vaccine

  • Assessing immunity against HIB

  • Aiding in the evaluation of immunodeficiency

Specimen Type

Serum

Specimen Requirements

  • Preferred: Serum Gel (SST)

  • Acceptable: Red Top

Additional Processing Details

0.2 mL

Stability

  • Refrigerated (preferred): 7 days

  • Frozen: 7 days

Unacceptable Specimen Conditions

  • Gross hemolysis

  • Gross lipemia

Limitations

This assay does not provide diagnostic proof of the presence or absence of immune deficiency. Results must be confirmed by clinical findings and other laboratory tests

Methodology

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Estimated TAT

1-6 days

Testing Schedule

Mon-Wed-Fri

Retention

14 days

CPT Code(s)

86684

Additional Information
Reference Range

≥ 0.15 mg/L

Performing Lab

Mayo

LOINC Code(s)

11257-3