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Specimen Requirements

Title

ADALIMUMAB ACTIVITY AND NEUTRALIZING ANTIBODY

Specimen Requirement

Patient Preparation: Collect specimens prior to adalimumab treatment. Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum (0.3 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Methodology

Cell Culture/Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay/Semi-quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Stability

Room temperature: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 4 weeks; Frozen: 1 year

Reference Range

Turnaround

5-6 Days

Clinical Use

Test Code

ADALN

Holiday Information

Garcia Lab will be closed Thursday, November 28, in observance of Thanksgiving. We will resume our regular schedule on Friday.

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