Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 25, 2019 @ 9:13 am

91288

Interleukin 6

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.3 mL) Plasma . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Avoid Repeated Freeze/Thaw Cycles
  • Critical Frozen
  • Separate from cells ASAP
  • Stability: Ambient 30 minutes after collection
Rejection Criteria:
  • Bacterially Contaminated Samples
Stability:Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 12 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Quantitative Multiplex Bead Assay
Performed:Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Reported:3-5 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 82397
Components:
  • 91288 - IL-6
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