Minimum sample volume: 3 ml
Levels of >20 µg/ml are considered to be protective.
Recommended protective level for splenectomy : >40 µg/ml.
Test of humoral immune function following test immunisation in patients with suspected immunodeficiency.
This investigation is performed at the Immunology Department, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth. PL6 8DH.
Pneumococcal serotype specific antibodies are performed at the Immunology Department, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. CB2 0QQSpecimen Labelling Procedure