Infliximab Level


Sunquest Code:INFLIX  
Epic Code:LAB5968Epic Name:Infliximab Level
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 Miraca test kits.
Infliximab testing under Janssen 2 program (noted on the requisition) requires patient and provider signature on back side of form.See Associated Links.
Associated Links:

Miraca Janssen2 Attestation Form, Miraca janssen 2 TDM Requisition



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:7 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:5 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
Collection Instructions:Patient and provider signatures are required for the Janssen 2 program.


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 Miraca requisition. Infliximab testing under Janssen 2 program (noted on the requisition) requires patient and provider signature on back side of form.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Miraca)


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.


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