USTEKINUMAB AND ANTI-USTEKINUMAB ANTIBODY, SERUM

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 3.0 mL serum (1.0 mL minimum) frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Rejection Criteria
Gross hemolysis, Gross lipemia, Gross icterus

Methodology
Electrochemiluminescence immuoassay (ECLIA)

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

Reference Range
See report

Performed
Wednesday

Turnaround Time12 - 17 days
Test CodeFUKAU
CPT-4 Code (s)
80299 (Ustekinumab); 82397 (Antibody)
LOINC Codes
Ustekinumab   87408-1  
Anti-Ustekinumab Ab   88992-3  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory