Also Known as
Cytokine, Cytokine Evaluation, Cytokine Testing, IL6, IL-6, Interleukin6, Interleukin-6
Versiti Diagnostic Labs have evaluated several technologies and reagents to create reliable IL-6 testing with a broad dynamic quantitative range.
Additional Test Information
Frozen Serum Clot Tube (red top) or Frozen Plasma EDTA (lavender top)
Additional Sample Requirements
Separate serum or plasma EDTA from cells ASAP or less than 2 hours post collection. Transfer 0.5mL of serum or plasma to a 1.5-2.0mL polypropylene microfuge tube. Freeze at -70C. Stability after separation from cells: Ambient for 30 minutes; Refrigerated unacceptable; Frozen -70C for 21 days.
Additional Sample Information
Critical Frozen: Sample must be stored frozen -70C prior to shipment. Sample must be kept frozen and shipped on dry ice only.
0.5 mL Frozen Serum Clot Tube (red top) or Frozen Plasma EDTA (lavender top)
0.1 mL Frozen Serum Clot Tube (red top) or Frozen Plasma EDTA (lavender top)