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Tetanus Toxoid Antibodies (Specific/Functional Antimicrobial Antibodies)


Tetanus Toxoid Antibodies (Specific/Functional Antimicrobial Antibodies)
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Reference Range:

Protective level > 0.01 IU/ml

Turnaround Time:

10 working days


Internal Test Code:- TET


Indication: Assessment of vaccine response

Background: Indicated in some primary immunodeficiency patients. Levels may be measured before and after vaccination to assess whether an appropriate humoral response has occurred.

Method: Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Repeat Frequency: As clinically indicated



Vessels and Containers:

Serum gold-top

Sample Requirements:

500µl serum


None known

How result is reported:

Numeric in IU/ml

Important Information:

Entry Last Modified: 08/07/2019

Transportation and Handling:

At room temperature

Special Precautions:


Time limits for requesting additional examinations:

Sample available in this laboratory for approximately 2 weeks. Test can only be added to samples already received by Immunology.