Certolizumab - LG6557


Sunquest Code:LSMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:Cimizia
Methodology:ELISA
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 3-7 days.
Special Instructions:Requisitions and priority mailers are available in the OptimAbs test kit. For additional requisitions, see Associated Links.
Associated Links:

OptimAbs TDM Requisition



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:7 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:5 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Allow sample to clot for 30 minutes at room temperature. Centrifuge and send the original tube with a completed OptimAbs requisition. Store at room or refrigerated temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:48 hours at room temperature; 7 days refrigerated.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (OptimAbs/HalioDX)


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.
Use:Evalluate response failure to Certolizumab therapy for patients with IBD. Determine and adjust dosage or identify the need for change to another anti-TNF-alpha inhibitor.


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