Pneumococcal Serology


Test Information

Test Name

Pneumococcal Serology

Synonyms

Pneumococcus, Pneumovax 23 Antibody Response; Pneumococcal antibodies

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

Referral


Collection Information

Preparation

Paired sera should be obtained wherever possible

  • Acute phase - as early as possible in the illness, and
  • convalescent sample 2-3 weeks after onset

Processing Information

Registration Code

PNSE

Alternative Specimen

Plain tubes


Methodology

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

LabPlus (via WHL)

External Lab Website