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Tetanus Antitoxin

Alternative Names:Tetanus antibodies
Laboratory:Microbiology
Test Code:TEAN
Specimen Types:Serum
Container Types:
SST
Collection & Request Instructions:

Pre and Post vaccination sera recommended. Send second serum approximately 6 weeks post vaccination.

Instruct patients to return to the same collection centre so that specimen matching can occur.

Single samples only sent on request.

Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:Room Temperature
Assay Frequency:Fortnightly
External Laboratory:The Children's Hospital at Westmead