Adalimumab


Test Information

Test Name

Adalimumab

Synonyms

Humira; Adalimumab trough level

Preferred Specimen

Plain tube

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

4 weeks


Collection Information

Availability

Testing can ONLY be requested by gastroenterologists; patient must have been taking the medication for at least 10 weeks. Require gastroenterologist signature; indication for testing noted as clinical information and name the drug used.

Preparation

  • Trough level - collect blood 24 hours prior to next dose

Processing Information

Registration Code

ADAL


Methodology

Interpretations

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Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Canterbury Health Laboratory (via WHL)

Send Away Volume

1 mL serum preferred

Send Away Transport

Ambient

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