Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Diphtheria/Tetanus Antibody, IgG Order Code : DT
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Synonyms: Anti-Tetanus Toxoid
Specimen Type: Serum
Container Type: Red-top tube (Plain) no additive, SST Gold-top gel tube
Required Volume: 1 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 0.15 mL
Methodology: Multi-analyte fluorescent detection
Components: DIPHT Diptheria Antibody, IgG, Tetanus Antibody, IgG
Standard Run Times: Mon, Wed, Fri
Turnaround Time: 3-6 days
Special Handling: Refrigerated. 1 mL serum "Pre" and "post" vaccination specimens should be submitted for testing. CLEARLY MARK SPECIMENS "PRE-VACCINE" OR "POST-VACCINE".
CPT Codes: 86317 Diphtheria; 86317 Tetanus
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB3430
SHC EPIC Code: LABDT
Causes For Rejection: Plasma or other body fluids are not acceptable.
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Infectious Disease
Sendout Lab: ARUP Laboratories
URL: http://www.aruplab.com/guides/ug/tests/0050595.jsp