Bordetella pertussis toxin (PT) Antibody (IgG), Immunoassay

Last Modified: 2/13/2019 12:31:50 PM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements:

1.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial

Collection Instructions:  


Minimum Volume: 0.25 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 7 days Ambient (Transport)
14 days Refrigerated 
30 days Frozen
Rejection Criteria: Gross hemolysis • Lipemia
Reference Range: Bordetella pertussis toxin(PT) Ab (IgG), IA
≤10 Years <66 IU/mL
11-59 Years <43 IU/mL
≥60 Years <32 IU/mL
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)
Clinical Significance:  Antibody levels above the reference range are highly suggestive of recent infection or vaccination.
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 2 to 4 days
Days Performed: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sites Performed: Quest Diagnostic Infectious Disease
PHL Test Code: MSOT
EPIC Test Code: LAB2684
Send Out Test Code: 37295
Alternate Test Names: Whooping Cough
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 86615

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