Tetanus Antitoxoid Antibody, Serum

Useful For:
Tetanus is caused by Clostridium tetani. Immunization with Tetanus Antitoxoid is effective with boosters. This test assesses Tetanus Antitoxoid Antibody following booster immunization. Immunization supports an intact humoral antibody response.

Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)

Specimen Requirements:
1 yellow-top SST tube (minimum: 0.3 mL of serum). Centrifuge SST 30 minutes after draw. Send specimen frozen in plastic vial.

Analytical Time: 2 – 5 days

Days Set Up: Monday, Wednesday, Friday

CPT Information:
86774 –