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Test 83269 :
Diphtheria/Tetanus Antibody Panel, Serum

Clinical Information Discusses physiology, pathophysiology, and general clinical aspects, as they relate to a laboratory test

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Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

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Interpretation Provides information to assist in interpretation of the test results

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Cautions Discusses conditions that may cause diagnostic confusion, including improper specimen collection and handling, inappropriate test selection, and interfering substances

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Reference Values Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.

DIPHTHERIA TOXOID IgG ANTIBODY ASSAY

The minimum level of protective antibody in the normal population is between 0.01 and 0.1 IU/mL. The majority of vaccinated individuals should demonstrate protective levels of antibody >0.1 IU/mL.

 

TETANUS TOXOID IgG ANTIBODY ASSAY

The minimum level of protective antibody in the normal population is between 0.01 and 0.15 IU/mL. The majority of vaccinated individuals should demonstrate protective levels of antibody >0.15 IU/mL.

Clinical References Provides recommendations for further in-depth reading of a clinical nature

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