Interleukin 6
Label Mnemonic: CYT6
Epic Lab Code: LAB7349
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Serum
Collection Medium:
Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)
Minimum:
Preferred Minimum: 1 mL serum from red top tube
Absolute Minimum: 0.3 mL serum from red top tube
Rejection Criteria:
Refrigerated specimens. Contaminated or heat-inactivated specimens.
Delivery Instructions:
Deliver to laboratory immediately after collection. Critical frozen. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Turn Around Time:
1-4 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
5 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.
Methodology:
Quantitative Multiplex Bead Assay
CPT Code:
83520
 
See Additional Information:
Specimens Requiring Immediate Delivery