Drug levels and anti-drug levels (biologicals)

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For over a decade, Sanquin has offered biological service testing for the pharmacokinetics and immunogenicity of an expanding array of biologicals and has the experience, flexibility and scalability to develop, validate and provide assays for recently introduced biologicals and biosimilars.

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Bloem K, van Leeuwen A, Verbeek G, Nurmohamed MT, Wolbink GJ, van der Kleij D, Rispens T. Systematic comparison of drug-tolerant assays for anti-drug antibodies in a cohort of adalimumab-treated rheumatoid arthritis patients. J Immunol Methods 2015; 418:29-38.

Van Schouwenburg PA, Kruithof S, Votsmeier C, van Schie K, Hart MH, de Jong RN, van Buren EE, van Ham M, Aarden L, Wolbink G, Wouters D, Rispens T. Functional analysis of the anti-adalimumab response using patient-derived monoclonal antibodies. J Biol Chem 2014; 289(50):34482-8.

Pouw MF, Krieckaert CL, Nurmohamed MT, van der Kleij D, Aarden L, Rispens T, Wolbink G. Key findings towards optimising adalimumab treatment: the concentration-effect curve. Ann Rheum Dis 2015; 74(3):513-8.

Van Schouwenburg PA, Rispens T, Wolbink GJ. Immunogenicity of anti-TNF biologic therapies for rheumatoid arthritis. Nat Rev Rheumatol 2013; 9(3):164-72.

Vennegoor A, Rispens T, Strijbis EM, Seewann A, Uitdehaag BM, Balk LJ, Barkhof F, Polman CH, Wolbink G, Killestein J. Clinical relevance of serum natalizumab concentration and anti-natalizumab antibodies in multiple sclerosis. Mult Scler 2013; 19(5):593-600.

Bartelds GM, Krieckaert CL, Nurmohamed MT, van Schouwenburg PA, Lems WF, Twisk JW, Dijkmans BA, Aarden L, Wolbink GJ. Development of antidrug antibodies against adalimumab and association with disease activity and treatment failure during long-term follow-up. JAMA 2011; 305(14):1460-8.

Wolbink GJ, Voskuyl AE, Lems WF, de Groot E, Nurmohamed MT, Tak PP, Dijkmans BA, Aarden L. Relationship between serum trough infliximab levels, pretreatment C reactive protein levels, and clinical response to infliximab treatment in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Ann Rheum Dis 2005; 64(5):704-7.

Last edited on: 4 November 2015