Test Overview
Test Methodology

Enzyme Immunoassay

Test Usage

Determining a patient's immunological response to diphtheria toxoid vaccination.

Reference Range *

Results > or =0.01 IU/mL suggest a vaccine response. A diphtheria toxoid booster should be considered for patients with anti-diphtheria toxoid IgG values between 0.01 and <0.1 IU/mL.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

2 - 5 days

Soft Order Code
DIPGS
MiChart Code
Diphtheria Toxoid IgG Ab, Serum (Sendout)
Synonyms
  • Diphtheria Antibody
  • Corynebacterium diphtheriae Antitoxin
  • Diphtheria Vaccine Response
  • DTAP Vaccine Response
  • DIPGS
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo DIPGS
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in a 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.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.4 mL serum
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
86317
Fee Code
32076
LOINC
5116-9
NY State Approved
No