Ustekinumab - LG6554


Sunquest Code:LSMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:Stelara
Methodology:ELISA
CPT Code:86352
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 3-7 days.
Special Instructions:A completed Miraca requisition must be sent with each sample. Patient insurance information must be included on the test requisition. Requisition is available in the Miraca Test Kit.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:7 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:3 mL


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Allow sample to clot for 30 minutes at room temperture. Centrifuge and send the original tube with a completed Miraca requisition. Store at room or refrigerated temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Miraca)


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report
Use:Evaluate response failure to Ustekinumab therapy for patients wtih IBD. Determine and adjust dosage or identify the need for change to another anti-TNF-a inhibitor.


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