Determining a patient's immunological response to diphtheria toxoid vaccination.
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.
2 - 5 days
- Diphtheria Antibody
- Corynebacterium diphtheriae Antitoxin
- Diphtheria Vaccine Response
- DTAP Vaccine Response
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.
Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.