Test Directory

Diphtheria Toxoid IgG Antibody, Serum

Print this page

Updated Test Information:

Test Description
Diphtheria Toxoid IgG Antibody, Serum
Synonym(s)
Diphtheria Toxoid IgG Ab
Test ID
DIPGS
General Information
Useful for:
Determining a patient's immunological response to diphtheria toxoid vaccination.
Aids in the evaluation of immunodeficiency
Specimen Type
Serum
Specimen Requirements
SST
Stability
Refrigerated (preferred) 30 days
Frozen 30 days
Unacceptable Specimen Conditions
Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia Reject
Gross icterus Reject
Other Heat inactivated specimen
Methodology
Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Estimated TAT
1-4 days
Testing Schedule
Monday-Friday
CPT Code(s)
86317
Minimum Sample Volume
0.4 mL
Reference Range
Vaccinated: Positive (> or =0.01 IU/mL)
Unvaccinated: Negative (<0.01 IU/mL)
Reference values apply to all ages.
Performing Lab
Mayo
LOINC Code(s)
45166-6, 48654-8