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Pneumococcal antibodies

Ordering information:

This test is non orderable through EMR

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Specimen types:
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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

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

Result Turnaround Time:
2-4 weeks
Laboratory Use Only
Laboratory Notes:

Sent to Immunology RCH. Contact 9345 5725 for queries. They may test single specimens under special circumstances.

External Laboratory:
Royal Childrens Hospital
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