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Diphtheria/Tetanus Antibody Panel, Serum

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Test Description
Diphtheria/Tetanus Antibody Panel, Serum
Synonym(s)
Diphtheria/Tetanus Ab Panel
Test ID
DTABS
General Information
Useful for:
Assessment of an antibody response to tetanus and diphtheria toxoid vaccines, which should be performed at least 3 weeks after immunization.
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
Test Includes
Diphtheria Toxoid IgG Ab, S
Tetanus Toxoid IgG Ab, S
CPT Code(s)
86317x2
Minimum Sample Volume
0.8 mL
Reference Range
DIPHTHERIA TOXOID IgG ANTIBODY
Vaccinated: Positive (> or =0.01 IU/mL)
Unvaccinated: Negative (<0.01 IU/mL)
Reference values apply to all ages.

TETANUS TOXOID IgG ANTIBODY
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)
33469-8, 45166-6, 48654-8, 53935-3