Bordetella Pertussis Antibodies, IGG/IGM

CPT Code(s):

86615x2

Collection Procedure:

Specimen: Serum

Volume: 2 mL

Container: Gel-barrier tube

Storage Instructions: Room temperature

Use:

Establish evidence of infection/exposure to Bordetella pertussis, the causative agent of whooping cough.

Methodology:

Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

Reported:

1-5 days