Haemophilus influenzae (Hib) antibodies

Microbiology

Notes

 

  • This test is used to detect response to vaccine

Sample requirements

Serum - paired samples not required

8.5ml of blood taken into a plain gel tube 

8.5mL BD Vacutainer tube

Required information

  • Relevant clinical details
  • Vaccination history
  • Immuno-compromise

Storage/transport

Store at fridge temperature

Transport as soon as possible at ambient temperature

Turnaround time

Sent to a National Reference Centre

14 - 21 days


Page last reviewed: 18/11/2013