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Blood Test Information

Anti-Natalizumub Antibodies
(a.k.a Anti-Tysabri Antibodies)
minimum sample volume required ~ 5ml

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Test Code: ATA

Special instructions
Sample must be received in lab within 2 hours of collection.

Sent away to St Barts Hospital

Turnaround Time
28 days

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
Natalizumab (Tysabri) is used to treat multiple sclerosis and Crohn's disease. Patients may develop antibodies against the drug, reducing efficacy. The antibodies may be transient or persistent.


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