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Test Name:Pneumococcal Ab, 23 serotype
Test Number:13657
Collect:1.0 mL serum - SST
Minimum Volume:0.5 mL
Container:Serum separatator (SST) tube; do not aliqout
Processing:Spin
Transport/Stability:Ambient (preferred) - 1 week
Refrigerated - 1 week
Frozen - 5 months
Alternate Names:Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype IgG, 23

PNEUMOABY
LAB13657
Performing Lab:Viracor Eurofins (401835) via LabCorp (812116); R-LC
Days Set Up:Mo, We, Fr
Expected TAT:2 - 5 days
Ref. Ranges:>1.3 µg/mL
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 23
Date Created:04/30/2019
Revised Date:05/24/2019