Poliovirus Antibodies
0060054
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Mnemonic
POLIO
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Serum Neutralization
Performed
Mon-Sat
Reported
6-9 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Serum separator tube or plain red.  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection. Transport 1 mL serum. (Min: 0.2 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Plasma. Contaminated, hemolyzed, or severely lipemic specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)  
Reference Interval
Less than 1:10: No detectable poliovirus antibodies.
1:10 or greater: Antibody to poliovirus detected, which may represent prior immunization or current or past infection.
Interpretive Data
The presence of neutralizing antibodies against poliovirus implies immunity. The serum neutralization test is serotype specific. Antibodies against one type does not indicate immunity against other types.

Reference interval applies to Poliovirus Antibody Types 1, 2 and 3.
Note
CPT Code(s)
86658 x3
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0065126Polio Virus Antibody Type 1
0065127Polio Virus Antibody Type 2
0065128Polio Virus Antibody Type 3
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Cross References
  • Enterovirus
  • Poliovirus (1-3) Abs CSF
  • Poliovirus (Types 1-3) Abs CSF
  • Poliovirus (Types 1-3) Antibodies, CSF
  • Poliovirus 1, 2, 3 Antibody (Immune Status)
  • Poliovirus Antibodies CSF
  • Poliovirus Antibody, Neutralization