Pneumococcal Capsular Polysaccharide antibodies (IgG, IgG2)
Functional antibodies are useful tests in the investigation of antibody deficiency especially in those with IgG subclass deficiency and individuals with a history of recurrent infections but normal serum immunoglobulins.
Normal or reference ranges are not internationally agreed. Pneumococcal antibody levels can be difficult to interpret in children. Please contact Immunology if you need help with interpretation of the results.
None, to be interpreted in the light of the clinical details.
All tests are compromised by prolonged transit times. For this reason, date of bleed and date of postage must be provided with each request.
Immunisation history with dates must be given with all requests for specific antibodies.
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Last updated: 07/08/2015