Recommendation ID

Further research into the analytical and clinical validity of the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) kits (LISA-TRACKER, IDKmonitor and Promonitor) is recommended, specifically on:
- the best methods to measure tumour necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha-inhibitor levels in the presence of antibodies to TNF-alpha inhibitors
- developing primary reference standards
- the accuracy for predicting clinical state
- clinically meaningful thresholds.

Any explanatory notes
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Source guidance details

Comes from guidance
Therapeutic monitoring of TNF-alpha inhibitors in Crohn’s disease (LISA-TRACKER ELISA kits, IDKmonitor ELISA kits, and Promonitor ELISA kits)
Date issued
February 2016

Other details

Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research? No  
Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?   No  
Last Reviewed 29/02/2016