Rabies Antibody Immune Status 
Mnemonic RABIES AB
CPT 86382
Test Code 3506080
Synonyms  
Test Includes  
Specimen Serum
Volume 2.0 mL
Container SST or Red Top Tube
Special Instructions Collect specimen 2-3 weeks after last dose of vaccine.
Specimen Prep Centrifuge* For Red Top only, transfer serum to Plastic Transport Tube.
Storage Refrigerate
Transport Temp Frozen
Stability Rm Temp Not acceptable
Stability Refrig 14 days
Stability Frozen 1 month
Methodology RFFIT - Rapid Fluorescent Focus Inhibition Test.
Rejection Criteria   
Reference Value A result of 0.5 IU/mL or greater is considered acceptable. 
Performed/TAT     Reported in 3-4 weeks    
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