Teichoic Acid Antibody, Quantitative, ID
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.
REFERENCE RANGE: <1:1
<1:1 Antibody not detected
> or = 1:1 Antibody detected
Antibody titers of 1:4 and greater against Staphylococcal beta-ribitol
teichoic acid are associated with deep-seated Staphylococcus aureus
infections. Rising and falling titers are of prognostic value in the evaluation
of treatment and detection of recurrence.
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