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TEST NAME: Pneumococcal Panel (14 Serotypes)

CPT CODE: 86609 x 14
NGMC CODE: PNE
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: 2 mL serum. Refrigerate.
DEPT/TURNAROUND: Send Out/2-5 days
METHODOLOGY:  Multi-Analyte Fluorescent Detection
REFERENCE RANGES:

Includes Serotypes 1, 3, 4*, 5, 6B*, 7F, 8, 9N, 9V*, 12F, 14*, 18C*, 19F*, 23F*

All serotypes tested are present in the 23-valent pure polysaccharide pneumococcal vaccine.  The serotypes marked with an asterisk are contained in the conjugated pneumococcal vaccine.

This assay is designed to use both "pre" and "post" samples to assess immune responsiveness to vaccination.  This test is not designed to determine protection to Streptococcus pneumoniae based on a single sample. 
 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                         


 

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