Infliximab for Non-GI Patients - LG6703


Sunquest Code:ARMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:Remicade
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.
Compliance:

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

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
Patient Preparation:Collect specimens before infliximab or biosimilar treatment.
Causes for Rejection:Contaminated, hemolyzed, icteric or lipemic specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL; 0.5 mL minimum within 2 hours of collection. Store refrigerated.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:After separation from cells: 48 hours at room temperature; 4 weeks refrigerated; 1 year frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2008320


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.


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