Anti-VRPIV, Dr. Whitley only - LG4617


Sunquest Code:LSMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:Velaglucerase alfa Antibody; Anti-Velaglucerase
Methodology:IgG antibody testing
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Thur before 1300 only.
Special Instructions:Collect specimen using a specific Gaucher's kit from Covance/Shire labs with a unique bar code. A completely filled out requisition form must be sent with each sample. Samples must be received by reference laboratory within 24 hours of collection.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:10 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:8.2 mL
Collection Instructions:If specimen is being drawn due to infusion reaction, please wait 4-24 hours post-infusion.
Causes for Rejection:Sample not received within 24 hours of collection.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 5 mL, 4 mL minimum. Store in freezer.
Shipping Instructions:Ship frozen to arrive at reference laboratory within 24 hours of collection.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Covance/Shire at Crandal NJ)


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report
Use:Monitors Velaglucerase alfa therapy Gaucher Disease Type 1


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