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Test Code H INF B Haemophilus Influenzae B Antibody

Clinical System Name

Haemophilus Influenzae B Antibody

Synonyms

H Influenza B Antibody
HIB Ab

H Influenza B IgG

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Red or Gold SST or Gold Microtainer

Preferred Vol: 2.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 0.4 mL

 

Note:

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Gross hemolysis, gross lipemia or grossly icteric

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: -20 C

Storage location: Spin sample and aliquot serum into plastic aliquot tube. Freeze aliquot in CPA freezer send-outs rack.

 

Off-site collection: Spin sample and aliquot serum into plastic aliquot tube. Transport room temperature.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Room temp

7 d

  Refrigerated 14 d
  Frozen 30 d

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Drawn daily; Set-up T & F at Quest 2-5 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics - Nichols Institute

33608 Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92690-6130

 

Phone Number: (800) 553-5445

Department

Department:  Send Outs
 

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

 

 

Reference Range

mcg/mL Interpretive Criteria
< 0.15 Non-protective antibody level
0.15 - 0.99 Indeterminate for protective antibody

≥ 1.00

Protective antibody

 

Methodology

Method: Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Analytical Volume: 0.2 mL serum

Limitations:

CPT Codes

86684

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Haemophilus influenza Type b (IgG)
Reference Test Number: 35135
Instructions: Send out M - F with the Quest courier.