Diphtheria IgG Antibody Determination (Vaccine Evaluation Unit)
Diphtheria IgG antibody determination by flow analysis assay
Collection container (including preservatives):
Clotted blood sample tube (no preservative)
Specimen type: Clotted Blood/serum, paired
Specimen transport: Specimens should be
transported and processed as soon as possible.
Type and volume of sample: Clotted Blood/serum;
Minimum volume 0.1mL
Special precautions: If processing is delayed,
refrigeration is preferable to storage at ambient temperature.
Delays of over 48hr are undesirable.
Measurement units: IU/mL
Biological reference units: Not applicable
Turnaround time: 28 Working Days
Clinical decision points: IgG of ≥ 0.1IU/mL
Factors known to significantly affect the
results: none known