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Bordetella pertussis Antibody, IgM by ELISA with Reflex to Immunoblot
|Methodology:||Polymerase Chain Reaction|
|Performed:||Mon, Wed, Fri|
Collect: Serum Separator Tube (SST) - 1 ml serum.
Specimen Preparation: Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature . Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection.
Storage/Transport Temperature: Refrigerated.
Unacceptable Conditions: Contaminated, heat-inactivated, or severely lipemic specimens.
Remarks: Stability:After separation from cells: Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)