Streptococcus pneumoniae Antibodies, IgG (14 Serotypes) STREP

Method(s) Quantitative Multiplex Bead Assay
Specimen Required
Collect One 5 mL gold (SST) top tube.
Transport

1.5 mL serum at 2-8°C. (Min: 0.25 mL)

Stability After separation from cells: Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
Unacceptable Conditions Plasma, severely lipemic, contaminated, or hemolyzed samples, other body fluids.
Schedule Daily
Billing Code 5010313
CPTCode 86317 x14
Notes Separate serum from cells ASAP. "Pre" and "post" pneumococcal vaccine samples can be submitted separately or together for testing. "Post" sample should be drawn 30 days after immunization and, if shipped separately, must be received within 60 days of "pre" sample. Please clearly mark samples "PRE-VACCINE" or "POST-VACCINE" so that samples will be saved and tested simultaneously.
Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval

See Laboratory Report.

No Appointment Necessary
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