Adalimumab Activity and Neutralizing Antibody for Skin and Arthritic Disorders only


Abbrev Code:ADANAB   
Order Code:LAB6655Order Name:Adalimumab Activity and Neutralizing Antibodies
Synonyms:Humira
Methodology:Cell Culture/Chemiluminescent Immunoassay/Semi-Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
CPT Codes: 80145 x1, 82397 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 2-3 days.
Special Instructions:For GI patients see Adalimumab Activity and Neutralizing Antibody for GI Disorders.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.8 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Causes for Rejection:Contaminated, hemolyzed, icteric or lipemic specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Within 2 hours of collection, centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL; 0.3 mL minimum. Store refrigerated.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:48 hours at room temperature; 4 weeks refrigerated; 1 year frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2011248


Interpretive

Reference Range:
Adalimumab Activity Not Detected
Adalimumab Neutralizing Antibody Not Detected
 
Use:Evaluate response failure to adalimumab therapy. Determine and adjust dosage or identify the need for change to another anti-TNF inhibitor.


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