Ustekinumab - LG6554

Sunquest Code:LSMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
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

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)


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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