Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

1 - 4 days

MiChart Code
Tetanus Toxoid IgG Ab, Serum (Sendout)
Soft Order Code
TTIGS

Test Updated:

Synonyms

TETANUS ANTITOXOID ANTIBODY
Clostridium tetani Antitoxin
Tetanus Vaccine Response
Tetanus Antibody
TAA
DTAP Vaccine Response
TTIGS

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Enzyme Immunoassay

Test Usage

Assessment of an antibody response to tetanus toxoid vaccine. This test should not be used to diagnose tetanus infection.

Reference Range

Results > or =0.01 suggest a vaccine response. A tetanus toxoid booster should strongly be considered for patients with anti-tetanus toxoid IgG values between 0.01 and 0.5 IU/mL. Some cases of tetanus, usually mild, have occasionally been observed in patients who have a measurable serum level of 0.01 to 1.0 IU/mL.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Offsite

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.

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

Billing Information

CPT Code
86317
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
6367-7

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As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.