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.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

1 - 4 days

Soft Order Code
TTIGS
MiChart Code
Tetanus Toxoid IgG Ab, Serum (Sendout)
Synonyms
  • TETANUS ANTITOXOID ANTIBODY
  • Clostridium tetani Antitoxin
  • Tetanus Vaccine Response
  • Tetanus Antibody
  • TAA
  • DTAP Vaccine Response
  • TTIGS
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo TTIGS
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

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
Additional Information

Test is sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
86317
Fee Code
32145
LOINC
6367-7
NY State Approved
No