Bordetella Pertussis Serology
Bordetella pertussis, pertussins, whooping cough.
Detection of antibodies to B.pertussis.
Clinical diagnosis of whooping cough.
Request via ICE.
On request during normal working hours; reference laboratory
test (HPA Colindale).
Detailed clincal information including dates of onset and
exposure. History of cough for more than 2 weeks.
Gold Top (SST).
Samples should be transported to laboratory immediately.
Causes For Rejection
Unlabelled/inadequately labelled sample.
Aliquot and store at -20C; send to the reference laboratory as
soon as possible.