Cerezyme - LG4618


Sunquest Code:LSMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:Imiglucerase; Anti Cerezyme; Anti-Cerezyme
Methodology:IgG antibody testing
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Test Includes:Neutralizing antibodies (reflex)
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Thur only. Results are reported within 2 months.
Special Instructions:A physician completed Specimen Information Form must be sent with each sample.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:10 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:5 mL (pediatric)
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Separate serum from cells ASAP and aliquot 5 mL; 2.4 mL minimum. Store in freezer.
Shipping Instructions:Ship frozen serum with frozen cold packs using supplied Genzyme kit Mon-Thurs only (Priority Overnight). Freeze cold packs at least 24 hours prior to use.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Genzyme Clinical Specialty, MA)


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.
Use:Monitors Cerezyme therapy for Gaucher's disease.


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