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Test Code DTABS Diphtheria/Tetanus Antibody Panel, Serum

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

Profile Information

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
DIPGS Diphtheria Toxoid IgG Ab, S Yes Yes
TTIGS Tetanus Toxoid IgG Ab, S Yes Yes

Method Name

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Reporting Name

Diphtheria/Tetanus Ab Panel, S

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 1 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.8 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 30 days
  Frozen  30 days

Reference Values

DIPHTHERIA TOXOID IgG ANTIBODY

Vaccinated: Positive (≥0.01 IU/mL)

Unvaccinated: Negative (<0.01 IU/mL)

Reference values apply to all ages.

 

TETANUS TOXOID IgG ANTIBODY

Vaccinated: Positive (≥0.01 IU/mL)

Unvaccinated: Negative (<0.01 IU/mL)

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 9 a.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

86317 x 2

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
DTABS Diphtheria/Tetanus Ab Panel, S In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
TETG Tetanus IgG Ab 33469-8
DIPG Diphtheria IgG Ab 45166-6
DEXDP Diphtheria IgG Value 48654-8
DEXTG Tetanus IgG Value 53935-3

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Microbiology Test Request (T244) with the specimen.