Haemophilus influenzae type b IgG Antibody Determination (Vaccine Evaluation Unit)
Haemophilus influenzae type b IgG antibody determination by flow
analysis assay bead assay.
Collection container (including preservatives):
Clotted blood sample tube (no preservative)
Specimen type: Clotted Blood/serum
Specimen transport: Compliance with current
postal and transportation regulations is essential. Clinical
samples should be collected into a leak-proof container in a sealed
plastic bag. Specimens should be transported and processed as soon
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: µg/mL
Biological reference units: Not applicable
Turnaround time: 28 Working Days
Clinical decision points: IgG of ≥ 0.15 µg/mL
for short term protection: IgG of ≥ 1.00 µg/mL for long term
Factors known to significantly affect the
results: None known