ADALIMUMAB ACTIVITY AND NEUTRALIZING ANTIBODY

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
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.

Rejection Criteria
Hemolyzed, icteric or lipemic specimens

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

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

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday

Turnaround Time4-5 days
Test CodeADACT
CPT-4 Code (s)
86352 x 2
LOINC Codes
Adalimumab Activity: 74117-3
Adalimumab Neutralizing Antibody: Not available
EER Adalimumab: 11526-1

Warde
Medical
Laboratory