Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Neutralizing Antibodies to Interferon-Beta

Test Name: Neutralizing Antibodies to Interferon-Beta
Alternate Name(s): NAB
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: 5 mL Gold top Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: Test only available to Dr. M. Kremenchutsky, Dr. C. Hyson and Dr. Sarah Morrow of the M.S. Clinic at University Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre.
Requisition: UBC Neuro-Immunology Laboratory Requisition must accompany the specimen and is to be filled in by the MS clinic
Test Schedule: Referred out Thursday
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
20 days
Reference Range:  
Effective Date: 2009-07-28
Revised Date: 2018-02-01
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing: Centrifuge at 4 C, transfer serum to cryovials and store at 4 C.
Method of Analysis: Reporter Gene Assay
Critical Information Required: The minimum information required to process this test is the patients OHIP #, Name and D.O.B.
Storage & Shipment: Store serum at 4 C and ship with ice packs.
System Codes: 
Referred To: Neuro-Immunology Laboratory
University of British Columbia Hospital
Room S-157, 2211 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, B.C, Canada
V6T 2B5

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