Tetanus Antibodies


Test Information

Test Name

Tetanus Antibodies

Synonyms

Tetanus IgG

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

3 weeks


Collection Information

Preparation

Paired sera should be obtained wherever possible:

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

Or Pre/Post vaccination.


Processing Information

Registration Code

TET

Notes

  • Test funded if requested by a specialist for diagnostic purposes.
  • Refer to price list for Pre/Post vaccination and/or Travel purposes.

Alternative Specimen

Plain tube


Methodology

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

LabPlus (via WHL)

External Lab Website