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Interleukin-6 Quantitation

Order Code: 2710

Also Known as

Cytokine, Cytokine Evaluation, Cytokine Testing, IL6, IL-6, Interleukin6, Interleukin-6

Test Information

Versiti Diagnostic Labs have evaluated several technologies and reagents to create reliable IL-6 testing with a broad dynamic quantitative range.

Sample Requirements

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.

Shipping Information

Critical Frozen: Sample must be stored frozen -70C prior to shipment. Sample must be kept frozen and shipped on dry ice only.

Requested Volume

0.5 mL Frozen Serum Clot Tube (red top) or Frozen Plasma EDTA (lavender top)

Minimum/Pediatric Volume

0.1 mL Frozen Serum Clot Tube (red top) or Frozen Plasma EDTA (lavender top)

CPT Codes

83520

Method

Quantitative Bead Assay

Turnaround Time

3-8 days

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