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Diphtheria Antitoxin

Item Value
Available Stat? No
Test code DIPH
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method Enzyme Immunoassay
Collection Instructions Label samples as "PRE" or "POST".
Container type Gold top
Amount to Collect 2 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 1 mL serum
Min. Volume 0.2 mL serum
Processing notes Label samples as "PRE" or "POST". Freeze serum at -20C. Order Quest # 4865
Units IU/mL
Normal range Protective ≥ 0.01 IU/mL
Synonyms Diphtheria antitoxoid Ab
Stability Room temperature 4 days, refrigerated 1 week, frozen at -20C 1 month.
Turn around times Set up 3x per week. Turnaround time 1-5 days
Additional information Following immunization, levels usually increase > 4-fold.
CPT coding 86648-90
LOINC code 13227-4
Last Updated 6/14/2016 2:25:12 PM
Entry Number 309
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