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Haemophilus Influenzae Type b Serology

Alternative Names:HIB Serology
Laboratory:Microbiology
Test Code:HIN
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.

Pre samples are stored for a maximum of 6 months.

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