Specific antibody test.
Detection of protective antibody (IgG) to Haemophilus
Influenzae type B, Streptococcus Pneumoniae
Corynebacterium Diphtheriae and Clostridium
Immunocompromised, recurrent respiratory tract infections, Hib
Request via the ICE System.
Select test, "Tetanus, Pneumo, Hib, Diptheria antibodies", then
select "Haempphilus type B antibodies" from the list.
On request during normal hours; reference laboratory test (Leeds
Detailed clinical information.
7 to 10 days.
Gold Top (SST).
Samples should be transported to the laboratory as soon as
Causes for Rejection
Unlabelled/inadequately labelled sample.
Insufficient clinical information given.
Aliquot and store at 4C. Send to the Reference Laboratory as
soon as possible.