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Diphtheria Antitoxoid Antibody

Order Name DIPTHERIA
Test Number: 5515800
Revision Date 05/16/2022
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Diphtheria Antitoxoid Antibody
Quantitative Multiplex Bead Assay 13227-4 
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 1 mL (0.15 mL) Serum Clot Activator SST Refrigerated
Instructions "Pre" and "post" vaccination specimens should be submitted together for testing. "Post" specimen should be drawn 30 days after immunization. Blood samples should be allowed to clot naturally. Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1mL(0.15) serum to a Standard Transport Tube. Mark Specimens clearly as "Pre-Vaccine" or "Post-Vaccine".
Unacceptable Conditions: Plasma or other body fluids.
Specimen Stability After separation from the cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
GENERAL INFORMATION
Testing Schedule Sun-Sat  
Expected TAT 1-3 Days  
Notes Reference Lab: ARUP
Test Code: 50210
Click Here to view information on the ARUP website.
CPT Code(s) 86317
Lab Section Reference Lab