NAbFeron (IFNB-1) Neutralizing Antibody Test

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:NAbFeron Neutralizing Antibody Test
Methodology:Viral cytopathic effect assay
CPT Codes: 86382 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 14-21 days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:4 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red (no gel)
Alternate Containers: Red or gold (gel)
Collection Instructions:Sample needs to be collected either before treatment with interferon or more than 24 hours following the most recent dose. Patient should not be on steroid therapy for at least two weeks prior to testing. Serum must be separated from whole blood within 48 hours of collection.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 2 mL, 0.5 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:72 hours at room temperature; 28 days refrigerated; 6 months frozen
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Athena Diagnostics)
Referral Lab number:112


Reference Range:

Less than 1:20


Use:Detection of neutralizing antibodies to interferonB-1.

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