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Tetanus Toxoid Antibody IgG Test

590 د.إ

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The Tetanus Toxoid Antibody IgG Test is a diagnostic tool used to measure the level of antibodies against the tetanus toxin in the blood. This test is crucial for determining an individual’s immunity to tetanus, a serious bacterial infection that affects the nervous system and can lead to muscle stiffness, seizures, and even death if left untreated. The presence of IgG antibodies against the tetanus toxoid indicates prior vaccination or exposure to the bacteria, thereby providing a measure of the body’s immune response and protection level against the disease.

In the United Arab Emirates, this test is available at DNA Labs UAE, a leading laboratory known for its advanced diagnostic services. The cost of the Tetanus Toxoid Antibody IgG Test at DNA Labs UAE is 590 AED. This test is particularly recommended for individuals who are at risk of tetanus exposure, those planning to travel to areas where tetanus is common, or anyone who requires a booster dose of the tetanus vaccine. It ensures that individuals have adequate immunity and helps in making informed decisions regarding vaccination.

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TETANUS TOXOID ANTIBODY IgG Test

Cost: AED 590.0

Test Name: TETANUS TOXOID ANTIBODY IgG Test

Components: Blood sample (2 mL minimum) from 1 Serum Separator Tube (SST). Ship refrigerated or frozen.

Report Delivery: Sample collected on Tuesday will be delivered by 6 pm the next day.

Method: Enzyme Immunoassay

Test Type: Infections

Doctor: Physician

Test Department: DNA Labs UAE

Pre Test Information: No special preparation required

What is the TETANUS TOXOID ANTIBODY IgG Test?

The TETANUS TOXOID ANTIBODY IgG test is a blood test that measures the level of antibodies in the blood against the tetanus toxin. Tetanus is a serious bacterial infection that can cause muscle stiffness and spasms, and it is typically contracted through a wound or injury. The IgG antibodies are produced by the immune system in response to exposure to the tetanus toxin or vaccination.

Why is the TETANUS TOXOID ANTIBODY IgG Test done?

This test is used to determine if a person has sufficient levels of tetanus antibodies to provide protection against the infection. It is often done before surgery or in cases where a person’s immunization status is unknown or uncertain. If the antibody levels are low or non-existent, a tetanus booster shot may be recommended to ensure adequate protection.

It is important to note that the presence of antibodies does not necessarily mean a person is immune to tetanus, as other factors such as the number of antibodies and their ability to neutralize the toxin are also important. Additionally, the test does not indicate the duration of immunity, as antibody levels can decrease over time.

Test Name TETANUS TOXOID ANTIBODY IgG Test
Components
Price 590.0 AED
Sample Condition 2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST.\nShip refrigerated or frozen.
Report Delivery Sample Tue by 6 pm; Report Next day
Method Enzyme Immunoassay
Test type Infections
Doctor Physician
Test Department:
Pre Test Information No special preparation required
Test Details

The TETANUS TOXOID ANTIBODY IgG test is a blood test that measures the level of antibodies in the blood against the tetanus toxin. Tetanus is a serious bacterial infection that can cause muscle stiffness and spasms, and it is typically contracted through a wound or injury. The IgG antibodies are produced by the immune system in response to exposure to the tetanus toxin or vaccination.

This test is used to determine if a person has sufficient levels of tetanus antibodies to provide protection against the infection. It is often done before surgery or in cases where a person’s immunization status is unknown or uncertain. If the antibody levels are low or non-existent, a tetanus booster shot may be recommended to ensure adequate protection.

It is important to note that the presence of antibodies does not necessarily mean a person is immune to tetanus, as other factors such as the number of antibodies and their ability to neutralize the toxin are also important. Additionally, the test does not indicate the duration of immunity, as antibody levels can decrease over time.