Infliximab Level, GI patients only


Sunquest Code:INFLIX  
Epic Code:LAB5968Epic Name:Infliximab Level
Order Instructions:For GI patients only. All others see Infliximab or Biosimilar Activity and Neutralizing Antibody for Non-GI patients.
Synonyms:Remicade
Methodology:ELISA
CPT Code:80299
Test Includes:Quantitative assay that measures both serum Infiximab levels (IFX) and antibodies to Infiximab (ATI).
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 3-7 days of receipt.
Special Instructions:Patient insurance information must be included on the test requisition. Testing will only occur once all information is submitted. Requisitions are available in the Inform Diagnostics (Miraca).


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:7 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:5 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Allow sample to clot upright for 30 minutes at room temperature. Centrifuge and send either the original red gel tube or an aliquot of serum with a completed Inform Diagnostics (Miraca) requisition.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Inform Diagnostics)


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.


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