Diphtheria Antitoxoid

Last Modified: 4/10/2019 1:50:55 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: 0.3 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 7 days Ambient (transport)
14 days Refrigerated
30 days Frozen
Rejection Criteria: Gross hemolysis • Grossly lipemic • Grossly icteric
Reference Range: ≥0.01 IU/mL
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)
Clinical Significance: Used to evaluate diphtheria immunization response. Antibody levels of > or = to 0.10 IU/mL are considered protective. For Pre and Post vaccination testing to assess normal immune response, please refer to Test Code 10680, Diphtheria Antitoxoid, Pre and Post Vaccination.
Documentation:  
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Turn Around Time: 1 to 2 days
Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Quest - Valencia
PHL Test Code: TET3R
EPIC Test Code: IMO173
Send Out Test Code: 4865
Alternate Test Names: Anti Diphtheria ; Diphtheria Toxoid IgG Antibodies; DPT Titer
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 86648

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