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Haemophilus influenzae type b IgG Antibody Determination (Vaccine Evaluation Unit)

Haemophilus influenzae type b IgG antibody determination by flow analysis assay bead assay.

General information

Collection container (including preservatives): Clotted blood sample tube (no preservative)

Specimen type: Clotted Blood/serum

Specimen transport: Ambient temperature via porter, courier, Royal Mail or DX compliant with IATA packing instruction 650

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.

Laboratory information

Measurement units: µg/mL

Biological reference units: Not applicable

Turnaround time: 28 Working Days

Clinical information

Clinical decision points: IgG of ≥ 0.15 µg/mL for short term protection: IgG of ≥ 1.00 µg/mL for long term protection

Factors known to significantly affect the results: None known



(Last reviewed October 24th 2017)