Bordetella pertussis Antibody, IgG by ELISA
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Ordering Recommendation
In most cases, serology testing is not recommended for the diagnosis of active pertussis infection. CDC first-line tests for pertussis are PCR (0065080) and/or culture (0060117).
Mnemonic
BORDIGG
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Performed
Tue, Fri
Reported
1-5 days
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory.
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) Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimens. Mark specimens plainly as "acute" or "convalescent."  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Contaminated, heat-inactivated, 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
Effective August 19, 2013
0.0-0.9 U/mL
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
86615
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
2001782B. pertussis Ab, IgG by ELISA
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, contact interface support at interface.support@aruplab.com.
Cross References
  • B. pertussis IgG ELISA
  • Pertussis Antibody
  • Pertussis IgG Ab ELISA