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Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) Antibodies Panel
2008722
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
TSS AB PAN
Methodology
Qualitative Immunoassay
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-10 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Plain red or serum separator tube (SST). 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 0.5 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.25 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 month 
Reference Interval
By Report
Interpretive Data


Note
This test is designed to identify antibody-negative individuals at risk for Toxic Shock Syndrome it should not be used as a tool for diagnosing Toxic Shock Syndrome.

Test includes: Toxic Shock Syndrome Toxin (TSST-1) Ab; Staphylococcal enterotoxin B (SEB) Ab; Staphylococcal enterotoxin C (SEC) Ab
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2008723Toxic Shock Syndrome Toxin (TSST-1) Ab23935-0
2008724Staphylococcal enterotoxin B (SEB) Ab23933-5
2008725Staphylococcal enterotoxin C (SEC) Ab33865-7
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Aliases

Performed at Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease Inc.