Diphtheria Antitoxoid : 4865

Test Code
DIPTHQ or 4865

Alias/See Also
DPT Titer, Anti Diphtheria

CPT Codes
86648

Instructions
Serum separator tube or plain red.

Transport Container
Centrifuge the serum separator tube and transport. If plain red, centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL serum (Min: 0.3 mL) into a standard transport tube.

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.

Specimen Stability
Ambient: 7 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Gross hemolysis, Gross lipemia, Grossly icteric.

Methodology
Immunoassay

Setup Schedule
Sunday - Saturday

Report Available
1-2 days (From receipt at performing laboratory)

Limitations
This test was developed and its performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. Performance characteristics refer to the analytical performance of the test.

Reference Range
greater than or equal to 0.10 IU/mL

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics



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