Ustekinumab (Anser UST for GI Patients) to Prometheus

Abbrev Code:UST   
Order Code:LAB8245Order Name:Ustekinumab Level and Antibodies
CPT Codes: 80299 x1, 82542 x1, 80299 x1, 82542 x1
Test Includes:Concentration and Antibodies
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 3-7 days of receipt.
Special Instructions:A completed requisition must accompany each sample. See Associated Links.
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Prometheus Test Requisition

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:4 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Red (no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Frozen samples.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Allow sample to clot upright for 30 minutes at room temperature. Centrifuge and aliquot 2 mL, 0.5 mL minimum.
Shipping Instructions:Ship samples overnight at room temperature or refrigerated temperature. Protect from temperature extremes.
Stability:7 days at room temperature; 9 days refrigerated.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Prometheus Laboratories, Inc.)
Referral Lab number:3190


Reference Range:By report.

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