French reference laboratory for the Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of monoclonal antibodies

The laboratory of Medical Biology of Tours University Hospital is labeled Reference Medical Biology Laboratory (Laboratoire de Biologie Médicale de Référence) for the Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM) of monoclonal antibodies (2021-2026, decree published by the Ministry of Health in July 15, 2021). It is the only french laboratory with this title.

The medical biology analyses listed below are based on ELISA techniques developed and validated in the laboratory of Pharmacology-Toxicology of Tours University Hospital, with the help of the Pilot centre for Therapeutic Antibody Monitoring (PiTAM) (Centre Pilote de suivi Biologique des traitements par Anticorps, CePiBAc). These analyses are performed in the environment of the Laboratory of Medical Biology of Tours University Hospital, CHRU de Tours, which is accredited by COFRAC according to standard NF EN ISO 15189 (accreditation n° 9-3537. scope and sites available on www.cofrac.fr).

Antibodies or fusion proteins* whose serum concentrations are measured and interpreted:

Analyses in development:

  • (will soon be indicated)

If you need an analysis to be performed:

  • For patient care: Please go the list of analyses (Manuel de prélèvement - in French) of Tours University Hospital and download the request form.

  • For a biomedical research project: Please go to the CePiBAc page (Centre Pilote de suivi Biologique des traitements par Anticorps - in French)

More information : Team - e-mails (in French)

Last update: August 4th, 2022