Streptococcus pneumoniae IgG Antibody Panel (14 Serotypes), MAID : 1015301

Test Code
STPNEQ or 1015301

Alias/See Also
Pneumococcal Ab, 14 Serotypes

CPT Codes
86317x14

Includes
Panel includes: Serotypes 1, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9 (9N), 12 (12F), 14, 19 (19F), 23 (23F), 26 (6B), 51 (7F), 56 (18C), 68 (9V).

Instructions
Serum separator tube or plain red.

Transport Container
Centrifuge the serum separator tube and transport. If plain red, centrifuge and aliquot 0.5 mL serum (Min: 0.25 mL) into a standard transport tube.

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.

Specimen Stability
Ambient: 7 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 90 days

Methodology
Multi-Analyte Immunodetection (MAID)

Setup Schedule
Monday - Saturday

Report Available
1-3 days (From receipt at performing laboratory)

Reference Range
By report.

Clinical Significance
Streptococcus pneumoniae can cause pneumonia, ear infections, meningitis, and bacteremia. Measurement of S. pneumoniae antibodies is useful in evaluating prior exposure to the organism or response to vaccination.



Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics



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