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

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • LAB2684
  • Soft Test Code:
  • MSOT
  • Send Out Test Code:
  • 37295
Alternate Names
  • Whooping Cough
Clinical Significance

 Antibody levels above the reference range are highly suggestive of recent infection or vaccination.


Specimen Collection & Preparation

Specimen Requirements

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

Alternate Specimen

1.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube

TransportAndStorage

7 days Ambient (Transport)
14 days Refrigerated 
30 days Frozen

Collection Instructions

 

 

Clinical Interpretation

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


Methodology:
  • Immunoassay (IA)

Clinical Significance

 Antibody levels above the reference range are highly suggestive of recent infection or vaccination.


Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Quest - Chantilly to San Juan Capistrano
Days Performed
Sunday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Departments
  • Sendouts - Miscellaneous
Turn Around Time

2 to 4 days


Coding & Compliance

CPT Coding

86615