LC-MS/MS, Electrochemiluminescent Bridging Immunoassay
Mayo Medical Lab
Other Reference Test
1.5-3 mL of Blood
Red Top (No Additive)
For 12 hours before specimen collection do not take multivitamins or dietary supplements containing biotin (vitamin B7), which is commonly found in hair, skin, and nail supplements and multivitamins. Nivolumab (Opdivo) must be discontinued at least 4 weeks prior to testing for vedolizumab quantitation in serum. Draw blood immediately before next scheduled dose (through specimens).
Room Temp=Unacceptable; Refrigerated (Preferred)=28 Days; Frozen=28 Days
1.5 mL Serum
0.75 mL Serum
Order in Mayolink and send with Mayo courier Monday-Friday.
Centrifuge within 2 hours of collection. Order in Mayolink and send with Mayo courier Monday-Friday.