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Pneumococcal antibodies

Ordering information:

This test is non orderable through EMR

Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
SMISC
Specimen types:
Serum
Container types:
Serum tube with gelSerum tube with gel
Collection Instructions:

Testing performed on paired pre & post immunisation sera set ONLY.

Pre immunisation samples will be stored until the post immunisation sample is received.

Samples will then be sent to the reference laboratory for testing.

 Sample haemolysis may make this test unreportable.

Transport at room temperature to the Laboratory

 

 

 

Minimum Adult Volume:
1 mL
Notes:

Contact Immunology at Royal Children's Hospital on 9345 5725 for enquiries.

Frequency:
Fortnightly
Result Turnaround Time:
2-4 weeks
Laboratory Use Only

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"THE ART OF CCCCOLLECTION"

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