|Mnemonic: ||[H infl IgG]|
|Name: ||HIB Titer (Haemophilus Influenza B Antibody, IgG)|
|Specimen: ||1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube. Separate serum from cells ASAP. Plasma is unacceptable. Hemolyzed and lipemic samples are also unacceptable.|
|Minimum Spec: ||0.5 mL|
|Neonatal Spec: ||0.15 mL|
|Transport Temp: ||Refrigerated|
|Spec Stability: ||Stable up to 2 weeks refrigerated.|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP 0050542|
| Method: ||Multi-Analyte Fluorescence Detection|
|Note: ||If determining vaccine status, "pre" and 30 day "post" Haemophilus Influenza B vaccination samples should be submitted for testing. |
"Post" specimen should be drawn 30 days after immunization and must be received within 60 days of "pre" specimen.
Clearly mark tube "pre-vaccine" or "post-vaccine" so that specimens will be saved and tested simultaneously.