Quantification of anti-Corynebacterium diphtheriae toxine IgG antibodies (ELISA)

Last updated on 21-11-2023 by Elena Debock

Description of the test

Quantification of anti-DT (Diphtheria Toxin) IgG using ELISA-technology

Results: results are reported in International Units per millilitre (IU/ml).

Aim of the test

Determination of anti-DT IgG immune status after vaccination or infection

Sample instructions 

  • Type: Serum
  • Storage and shipping conditions: Store at 4°C before shipping
  • Sample stability: 14 days at room temperature
  • Minimum quantity: 1 ml

Transport instructions

Transport in triple packaging and at room temperature. The container must be tightly closed.

Mention ‘service Immunology’ on the envelope


Requests for immune status determination are charged to the patient (€28,00)

Time to receive test results (and frequency of testing)

Turnaround time: 14 working days

Testing frequency: 1 x per 2 weeks

Communication of results

  • An analysis report is sent by email, fax or eHealth
  • If, upon receipt of the sample, it is damaged to such an extent that analysis is not possible, the applicant will be contacted

Pathogen info

Corynebacterium diphtheriae


Is the analysis accredited?

Materials and methods

Method reference: 

Turnaround time and time slots

Turnaround time: 
14 days

Service in charge of the analysis

Contact person(s)

Contact email

Analysis categories


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