Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 22, 2024 @ 9:13 am


Bordetella pertussis Antibodies, IgG/IgM

  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Red Top
  • 1 mL (Min:0.3 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Separate from cells ASAP
  • Mark specimens plainly as "acute" or "convalescent."
    If Bordetella Abs are positive Immunoblot testing will be added. Additional charges will apply.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Bacterially Contaminated Samples
  • Grossly Lipemic Samples
  • Heat inactivated
Stability:Ambient: 2 Day(s); Refrigerated: 2 Week(s); Frozen: 12 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
  • Qualitative Immunoblot
  • Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Performed:Tuesday, Friday
Reported:2-6 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 86615x2
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
  • 91488 - B. PERTUSSIS IgG
  • 91489 - B. PERTUSSIS IgM
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