Diptheria Antibodies


Test Information

Test Name

Diptheria Antibodies

Synonyms

DTP; Diptheria toxoid serology; Diptheria IgG

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

4 weeks


Collection Information

Patient Requestable

Yes

Preparation

Paired sera should be obtained wherever possible:

  • Acute sample - as early as possible in the illness, &
  • C onvalescent sample 2 - 3 weeks after onset

Processing Information

Registration Code

DIP


Methodology

Sample Storage

Fridge

Sample Stability

1 week

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

LabPlus (Via WHL)

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