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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
Functional Antibodies
Sample
Blood
Sample container
Vacutainer / Gold / SST
Volume required
6 mls
Reference Ranges
See individual patient report
Storage
4'C
Discipline
Immunology
Clinical notes
Useful in the investigation of immunodeficiency and vaccine response. Also used in the assessment of splenectomised patients. The functional antibodies measured are tetanus, pneumococci and Hib.Levels of tetanus abs of 0.01 - 0.15 u/mL
Turn around time
21 working days
Last modified: 02/08/2017