TEST CATALOG ORDERING & RESULTS SPECIMEN HANDLING CUSTOMER SERVICE EDUCATION & INSIGHTS
Test Catalog

Test ID: FGAGA    
Golimumab and Anti-Golimumab Antibody, DoseASSURE GOL

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Serum

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Specimen Type: Serum

Container/Tube: SST or Red

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Collection Instructions: Draw blood in a serum gel tube(s), plain red-top tube(s) is acceptable. Serum must be separated from cells within 45 minutes of venipuncture. Spin down and send 3 mL of serum frozen in a plastic vial.

To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests, please submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested.

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

1 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Gross hemolysis Gross reject; Mild OK
Gross lipemia Reject
Gross icterus NA
Other/Tissue/Swab Specimens other than indicated

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
SerumFrozen (preferred)7 days
 Ambient 7 days
 Refrigerated 7 days