FHAM - Specimen: Human Anti-mouse Antibody (HAMA)

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: FHAM    
Human Anti-mouse Antibody (HAMA)

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Serum Red

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen. This field describes the type of specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing. The volume allows automated processing, fastest throughput and, when indicated, repeat or reflex testing.

Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s), serum gel tube is not acceptable. Spin down and send 2 mL of serum frozen in a plastic vial.

Specimen Minimum Volume The amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Laboratory.

0.5 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross OK

Thawing

Warm reject; Cold reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus

NA

Other

SST (serum separator tube)

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the laboratory. Alternate acceptable temperatures are also included.

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
Serum RedFrozen90 days