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38007: NabFeron® (IFNB) Neutralizing Antibody Test Print View
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PRIMARY
1 Serum 2 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 6 Month(s)/Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 28 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Detection of neutralizing antibodies to interferonB-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.
Please label each specimen tube with two forms of patient
identification. These forms of identification must also appear on the
requisition form.

Specimen Stability: Frozen Unacceptable
Setup Schedule
Tuesday

Reported (Analytical Time)
14-23 days

CPT Code
86382

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
METHODOLOGY: Viral Cytopathic Effect Assay Transport Temperature: Refrigerated






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