Specimen Requirements

Title

HAEMOPHILUS INFLUENZAE b IgG ANTIBODIES

Specimen Requirement

Specimen Required

Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection and send 1.0 mL serum (0.2 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red-top

Methodology

Quantitiative Multiplex Bead Assay

Stability

Room Temperature: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 1 year

Reference Range

Turnaround

3-5 Days

Clinical Use

Test Code

HIGW