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Test Code H INF B Haemophilus Influenzae B Antibody

Clinical System Name

Haemophilus Influenzae B Antibody


H. influenza Antibody

Haemophilus influenzae b Vaccine Response

HIB (Haemophilus influenzae Type B) Vaccine Response

Vaccine Response

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Gold SST or Gold Microtainer

Preferred Vol: 2.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 0.5 mL



Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Plasma or other body fluids. Contaminated, hemolyzed, or severely lipemic specimens.

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 - 8 C

Storage location: Spin sample and aliquot serum into plastic aliquot tube. Store sample in the CPA refrigerator, Send Outs rack.


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


Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Room temp

48 h

  Refrigerated 2 w
  Frozen 1 y



STAT Performed TAT
N Daily 2 - 3 d


Performing Laboratory

ARUP Laboratories

500 Chipeta Way

Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1221


Phone Number: (800) 242-2787


Department: Send Outs
Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

Reference Range

< 1.0 µg/mL = Antibody concentration not protective.
≥ 1.0 µg/mL = Antibody to H. influenzae b detected. Suggestive of protection.



Method: Quantitative Multiplex Bead Assay

Analytical Volume: 0.15 mL Serum


CPT Codes


Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name: Haemophilus influenza b Antibody, IgG
Reference Test Number: 0050542
Instructions: Send out Monday through Friday with the ARUP courier.