Laboratory: Clinical Biochemistry
Test Name:
ALDURAZYME IgG ANTIBODY TESTING - (S)
Test Code: MISC
Clinical Information:
For patients treated with Aldurazyme at baseline or for routine monitoring.
Kit provided by Metabolic Clinic which contains all tubes and shipping supplies.
IgG Antibody Testing Requisition form will be completed by Metabolic Specialist.
Collection Devices:
Collect SST Tubes in Kit provided by Metabolic Clinic.
Specimen Required:
Blood: 10.0 mL
Pediatric Blood: 5.0 mL

Serum:  4 - 5 mL                                              Pediatric Serum:  1.5 - 2.5 mL

Fill Kit provided SST tube(s) to capacity and invert 5 times to mix clot activator.
Referral:

Allow blood to clot for 30-60 minutes after collection (not longer).  Centrifuge 1100-1300g for 10-15 minutes.  Transfer cell-free serum to provided cryovials.  Freeze all cryovials and provided cold packs at -20C and ship frozen temperature to “Genzyme Clinical Specialty Lab” on Monday-Wednesday following instructions provided in kit (Priority Overnight).
Requisition:
Reference Values:
A descriptive report will be sent.
Availability:
Weekdays as ordered by Metabolic Specialist
See Also:
More Information:
Allow blood to clot for 30-60 minutes after collection (not longer).  Centrifuge 1100-1300g for 10-15 minutes.  Transfer cell-free serum to provided cryovials following instructions in Kit.  Freeze all cryovials and provided cold packs at -20C and ship frozen temperature to “Genzyme Clinical Specialty Lab” on Monday-Wednesday (Priority Overnight) with White & Yellow copies of the Genzyme IgG Antibody Testing Requisition Form completed by Metabolic Specialist.