Tumor Necrosis Factor-Alpha
Label Mnemonic: TNF
Epic Lab Code: LAB4216
Downtime Form: A-1a Doctor/Provider Orders - Pathology Core and Specialty Care Nursery
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
Specimen Instructions:
Additional specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Collection Medium:
Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)
Preferred Minimum: 1 mL serum
Absolute Minimum: 0.3 mL serum
Rejection Criteria:
Heat-inactivated, refrigerated or contaminated specimens.
Delivery Instructions:
Deliver to laboratory immediately after collection. Critical frozen.
Turn Around Time:
1-4 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
22 pg/mL or less
Note: Lower limit of detection is 5 pg/mL.
Interpretive Data:
Results are to be used for research purposes or in attempts to understand the pathophysiology of immune, infectious, or inflammatory disorders.
Quantitative Multiplex Bead Assay
CPT Code:
See Additional Information:
Specimens Requiring Immediate Delivery