Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Tetanus Serology

Test Name: Tetanus Serology
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Microbiology
Specimen Type: 5 mL Gold top Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: Collect blood aseptically in a Vacutainer tube.
Requisition: PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY TEST REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Referred out weekdays to Public Health Laboratory.
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
28 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range:  
Effective Date: 2017-10-02
Revised Date: 2018-06-15
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments: Testing is available through the Public Health Laboratory only for the rare event of an adverse reaction to the Tetanus vaccine or the possibility of humoral immunodeficiency.
Method of Analysis: IgG (EIA)
Critical Information Required: Completed Public Health Requisition indicating adverse reaction to the Tetanus vaccine or possible humoral immunodeficiency.
Storage & Shipment: The specimen must be refrigerated.

The specimen must be received within 24 hours of collection.
System Codes: 
Cerner
TETAN
 
Referred To: Public Health Laboratory

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