Adalimumab Activity and Neutralizing Antibody for Skin and Arthritic Disorders only

Sunquest Code:ADANAB  
Epic Code:LAB6655Epic Name:Adalimumab Activity and Neutralizing Antibodies
Methodology:Cell Culture/Chemiluminescent Immunoassay/Semi-Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 2-3 days.
Special Instructions:For GI patients see Adalimumab Activity and Neutralizing Antibody for GI Disorders.

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.8 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Causes for Rejection:Contaminated, hemolyzed, icteric or lipemic specimens.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Within 2 hours of collection, centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL; 0.3 mL minimum. Store refrigerated.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:48 hours at room temperature; 4 weeks refrigerated; 1 year frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2011248


Reference Range:
Adalimumab Activity Not Detected
Adalimumab Neutralizing Antibody Not Detected

Evaluate response failure to adalimumab therapy. Determine and adjust dosage or identify the need for change to another anti-TNF-α inhibitor.


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