H. Influenza B, IgG
Fasting Required: No

Specimen: Blood

Results: 3-5 Business Days

Description:
This test is used to assess immunity against this particular flu. In infants and children this flu can cause meningitis and in adults, breathing tract infections.

Methodology
Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Reference Range(s)
=1.00 mcg/mL

Clinical Significance
Haemophilus influenzae is a gram-negative bacteria that is present in approximately three-quarters of children and adults. In infants and young children, haemophilus influenzae, especially type B, may cause bacteremias and meningitis. In children and older individuals haemophilus influenzae may cause respiratory tract infections.

Note: Result turn around times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.