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Test Name:Pneumococcal antibody panel, 14 serotypes
Test Number:994
Collect:1.0 mL serum - SST
Minimum Volume:0.5 mL
Container:Serum separator (SST) tube
Processing:Spin
Transport/Stability:Ambient (preferred) - 1 week
Refrigerated - 1 week
Frozen - 5 months
Alternate Names:MSO
LAB994
Performing Lab:Viracor Eurofins (401847) via LabCorp (816767); R-NX
Days Set Up:Daily
Expected TAT:8 days
Ref. Ranges:An interpretive report will be provided
Collection/
Processing Details:
Useful for:
A common method for evaluating suspected antibody deficiency is to immunize the patient with an appropriately selected vaccine, such as Pneumococcal, and determine vaccine-specific antibody concentrations in a serum sample 4-8 weeks post-immunization compared to a pre-immunization sample.


Method:Fluoroimmunoassay (FIA)
CPT Codes:86317 x 14
Date Created:05/24/2019
Revised Date:05/24/2019