INTERFERON-BETA ANTIBODY IgG, MAID W/REFLEX TO NEUTRALIZATION

Components
Collect at least 8 hours after interferon injection.

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, remove serum from cells and send 1.5 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Methodology
Multi-Analyte Immunodetection (MAID)

Stability
Room temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
Negative

Performed
Tuesday

Turnaround Time3-10 days
Test CodeINTBG
CPT-4 Code (s)
83516 If Interferon - beta IgG is positive, Nab Feron® Neutralizing Antibody Test will be added at an additional charge (86382)
LOINC Codes
Interferon-Beta IgG, MAID w/reflex to Neutralization   27871-3  

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