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Test Code TTIGS Tetanus Toxoid IgG Antibody, Serum

Method Name

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 30 days
  Frozen  30 days

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia Reject
Gross icterus Reject

Reference Values

Vaccinated: Positive (≥0.01 IU/mL)

Unvaccinated: Negative (<0.01 IU/mL)

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 9 a.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

86317

Secondary ID

36667

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Microbiology Test Request (T244) with the specimen.