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DIPHTHERIA TOXOID ANTIBODY, IGG
Number 1160
CPT Code 86648
Alias DIPHTHERIA TOXIN ANTIBODIES
Specimen Container SST
Specimen Type Serum
Turn Around Time 
Days Performed 
Reference Range Contact Laboratory
Alternate Specimen Red Top
Volume 1 mL Serum
Stability Ambient N/A
Stability Refrigerated Preferred
Stability Frozen Preferred
Patient Preparation 
Methodology 

Enzyme immunoassay (EIA)

Limitations 

This procedure is rarely used for confirmation of diphtheria infection; it cannot accurately discriminate antibodies between 0.10 IU/mL and 0.01 IU/mL. Immunity declines with age.

Rejection Criteria 

Gross hemolysis; lipemia; bacterial contamination

Additional Instructions 
Performing Laboratory Reference Laboratory
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