Golimumab and Anti-Golimumab Antibody

CPT: 80299; 82397
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Test Details

Synonyms

  • Golimumab
  • Simponi

Limitations

Failure of golimumab therapy may not always be due to the presence of anti-golimumab antibodies. Conversely, the absence of anti-golimumab antibodies does not guarantee response to treatment.

Methodology

Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Serum or plasma (EDTA)

Volume

3.0 mL

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Container

Serum-gel tube, red-top tube, or lavender top (EDTA) tube

Collection

Serum/plasma must be separated from cells within 45 minutes of venipuncture. Send serum/plasma in a plastic transport tube. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple test on frozen samples, please submit seperate frozen specimens for each test requested.

Storage Instructions

Freeze

Stability Requirements

Temperature

Period

Room temperature

7 days

Frozen

14 days

Freeze/thaw cycles

Stable x6

Causes for Rejection

Gross hemolysis, gross lipemia

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
504563 Golimumab and Anti-Gol Ab 504564 Golimumab ug/mL Pending
504563 Golimumab and Anti-Gol Ab 504565 Anti-Golimumab Antibody ng/mL Pending
504563 Golimumab and Anti-Gol Ab 504566 Golimumab and Anti-Gol Ab N/A

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