2 - 9 days
Whooping Cough Antibody
B. pertussis IgG Antibodies
DTAP Vaccine Response
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Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
Diagnosis of recent infection with Bordetella pertussis in patients with > or = 2 weeks of symptoms consistent with whooping cough.
<40 IU/mL (negative)
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Collect specimen in red top or SST tube. Post-vaccination samples should be collected 4-6 weeks from the date of vaccination.
Collect specimen in red top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate. Post-vaccination samples should be collected 4-6 weeks from the date of vaccination.