HAEMOPHILUS INFLUENZAE B ANTIBODY IgG
H. Influenzae B - Hemophilus Influenzae Detection - HIB
Specimen Collection Requirements
Serum, one gold (SST) toptube
Separate serum from cells ASAP. Pre and 30-day post Haemophilus Influezae B vaccination. Specimens should be submitted together for testing. Post specimens should be drawn 30 days after immunization and must be received within 60 days of pre specimen. Specimens must be clearly marked as Pre-Vaccine or Post-Vaccine so specimens will be saved and tested simultaneously.
Plasma or other body fluids, severly lipemic, contaminated or hemolyzed specimens
AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year, avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles
Quantitative Multiplex Bead Assay
<1.0 µg/mL: Antibody concentration not protective
≥1.0 mg/mL: Antibody to H. influenzae B detected. Suggestive of protection.
Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:13 AM