CDC first-line tests for pertussis are PCR (0065080
) and/or culture (0060117
). However, if serology is used to assess late-stage pertussis, this is the recommended test.
Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay/Qualitative Immunoblot
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory.
If Bordetella pertussis Antibody, IgA by ELISA is 1.2 U/mL or greater, then Bordetella pertussis IgA Immunoblot testing will be added; if Bordetella pertussis Antibody, IgG by ELISA is 1.0 U/mL or greater, then Bordetella pertussis IgG Immunoblot testing will be added. Additional charges apply.
86615 x2; if reflexed, add 86615 for each Immunoblot