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Laboratory: Clinical Biochemistry  (METABOLIC)
Test Name:
MYOZYME IgG Antibody Testing - (S)
Test Code: MIS8
Clinical Information:
Test Indications: For patients treated with Myozyme at baseline or for routine monitoring by Sanofi Genzyme Rare Disease Specialty Testing Program

Ordering restricted to: Medical Geneticist

Recommendations: Samples for drug-specific antibody tests should be collected at least 3 days after infusion or prior to subsequent infusion.
Collection Devices:
Specimen Required:
Serum: 1.0 mL
Pediatric Serum: 1.0 mL

Special Processing: Keep and ship serum frozen.
Specimen Stability: 
Ambient: N/A
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen:  24 months

Shipping & Storage: Store and ship frozen to Biochemical Genetics Lab (HSC).
Send the original requisition or a clear copy with the sample.
Referred Out Location: Sanofi Genzyme Rare Disease Specialty Testing Program via LABCORP Marken
Reference Values:
A descriptive report will be sent.
Weekdays as ordered by Metabolic Specialist.
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More Information:
Additional Information: Communicate with LabCorp Marken (UPS) to schedule the pick up as per process.