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Tetanus antibodies

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NB: Tetanus is a clinical diagnosis. This test is restricted to Immunologists and measures antibodies to Tetanus toxoid post-vaccination to determine immunisation status. This test is NOT used to diagnose Tetanus. 

Alternate names:
Tetanus toxoid serology
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
STET
Specimen types:
Serum
Container types:
Plain Tube with gelPlain Tube with gel
Collection Instructions:
Sample haemolysis may make this test unreportable
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Frequency:
Fortnightly
Result Turnaround Time:
3-14 days
Laboratory Use Only
Laboratory Notes:

Contact Immunology  RCH  9345 5725

External Laboratory:
Royal Childrens Hospital
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