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interferon beta igg (maid)
Synonyms: Interferon Beta Neutralizing Screen; Interferon Neutralizing Antibody Screen; Interferon Beta Neutralizing Antibody 
Computer Code: (NINTB)
Specimen Collection: 5 mL blood (red or gold top tube). Must indicate drug patient is taking. If screen positive, reflex testing for IFNB 1a or IFNB 1b will be performed. 
Minimum Volume: 2 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove serum, freeze. Min 0.5 mL serum. Indicate on req what drug patient is taking. 
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.  
Lab Code: CC REF 
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: NA 
Routine TAT: 14 days 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 83520 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: R
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 09/21/2014
Time: 16:11:16 (24hr)