3 - 6 days
Update Type: Production schedule change
Test Updated: 12/02/2020
Pneumococcal Antibody Titer, IgG
Pneumococcal IgG Vaccine Response, ELISA
S. pneumoniae IgG Antibody
S. pneumoniae IgG Ab, 7 Seroty
S. pneumoniae IgG Ab,23 seroty
PNEUMOCOCCAL IgG VAC RES ELISA
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Assessing the IgG antibody response to active immunization with nonconjugated, 23-valent vaccines. Assessing the IgG antibody response to active immunization with conjugated, 13-valent vaccines. Determining the ability of an individual to produce an antibody response to polysaccharide antigen(s), as part of an evaluation for humoral or combined immunodeficiencies.
Result reported in mcg/mL; results greater than the reference value are consistent with a positive immune response.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Collect blood in a red top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into plastic vial and refrigerate. Pre- and post-vaccination samples submitted at the same time are recommended. Post-vaccination samples should be collected 4-6 weeks from the date of vaccination.