Bordetella pertussis Antibody, IgA by Immunoblot
2004316
Ordering Recommendation
Not a stand-alone test. CDC first-line tests for pertussis are PCR (0065080) and/or culture (0060117). If serology is used to assess late-stage pertussis, the recommended test is Bordetella pertussis Antibodies, IgA and IgG by ELISA with Reflex to Immunoblot (2001774).
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Mnemonic
BORDA BLOT
Methodology
Qualitative Immunoblot
Performed
Tue
Reported
1-8 days
N/A
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Serum separator tube.  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.15 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Contaminated or heat-inactivated specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year  
Reference Interval
Bordetella pertussis Antibody, IgA by Immunoblot
Effective February 19, 2013
Components Reference Interval
Bordetella pertussis Ab, IgA by Immunoblot Interp Negative
B. pertussis, IgA Immunoblot PT Negative
B. pertussis, IgA Immunoblot FHA Negative
Interpretive Data
Note
This assay tests for the presence of pertussis toxin (PT) and filamentous hemagglutinin antibody (FHA).
CPT Code(s)
86615
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
2004317B. pertussis Ab, IgA Immunoblot Interp
2004318B. pertussis, IgA Immunoblot PT
2004397B. pertussis, IgA Immunoblot FHA
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Cross References
  • B. pertussis IgA immunoblot
  • Pertussis Antibody
  • Pertussis IgA Ab Immunoblot
  • Whooping Cough