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Test Code RABIES Rabies Antibody Endpoint

Additional Codes

Mayo Test ID

Reporting Name

Rabies RFFIT Endpoint, S

Performing Laboratory

RFFIT/K-State Rabies Laboratory Manhattan/K-State Innovation Center

Specimen Type


Specimen Required

Specimen Type: Serum

Container/Tube: Red

Specimen Volume: 2 mL

Collection Instructions: Draw blood in a plain red-top tube(s), Spin down and send 2 mL of serum refrigerated in a plastic vial.


Note:  1. Serum gel tube is acceptable, but must be poured off into plastic vial.

          2. Collection date is required.

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  60 days

Reference Values

Reportable range is 0.1 to 15.0 IU/mL

Less than 0.1 IU/mL: Below detection limit


In humans a results of 0.5 IU/mL or higher is considered an acceptable response to rabies vaccination according to the World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines; see WHO and Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices documents for additional guidance.


Northwell Health Laboratories Note:

TAT is 4 - 5 weeks

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FRFIT Rabies RFFIT Endpoint, S 6524-3


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z2071 Rabies Titer-Response 6524-3

Analytic Time

3 - 4 weeks

Reject Due To

Hemolysis Mild OK; Gross reject
Lipemia Mild OK; Gross reject
Icterus NA
Other NA

NY State Approved


Method Name

Serum Neutralization Fluorescent Antibody

Northwell Health Laboratories Additional Information:

Computer Interface Code

    PDM #  5900533