Nabferon

Alphabetical Test listing

Nabferon-994

  
Nabferon
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
IFN-B antibody
Interferon-B-1
Interferon beta-1
NabFeron (IFN-B) antibody
  

Detection of antibodies to interferon-B-1

 

  
  • Sample needs to be collected either before treatment with interferon or more than 24 hours following the most recent dose
  • Patient should not be on steroid therapy for at least two weeks prior to testing
  
Serum
  
  
2.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Sample needs to be collected either before treatment with interferon or more than 24 hours following the most recent dose

  
  1. Allow sample to clot
  2. Spin
  3. Transfer serum to a Screw cap transfer vial/tube (Mayo T465), labelled as serum, within two (2) hours of sample collection
  
  
  
  1. Allow sample to clot for a minimum of 30 minutes
  2. Spin
  3. Transfer serum to a Screw cap transfer vial/tube (Mayo T465), labelled as serum, within two (2) hours of sample collection
  

Screw cap transfer vial/tube (Mayo T465)

  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 28 days

Frozen - 180 days

Ambient - 72 hours

  
Athena Diagnostics via Mayo Clinic Laboratories (FINA): R-NX
  
Mo - Fr
  
16 - 25 days
  

Viral cytopathic effect assay

  
86382
87253
  
01/29/2003
  
11/14/2018