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Tetanus IgG Antibody Determination (Vaccine Evaluation Unit)

Tetanus 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, paired sera

Collection: Clotted Blood/serum, paired sera

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

Minimum volume of sample: Clotted Blood/serum, paired sera; Minimum volume 0.1mL per serogroup

Special precautions: All samples are suitable for overnight refrigeration only, they must not be stored over a weekend

Laboratory information

Measurement units: µg/mL

Biological reference units: Not applicable

Turnaround time: 28 Working Days

Clinical information

Clinical decision points: IgG of ≥ 0.1 of IU/mL considered protective

Factors known to significantly affect the results: none known