Interleukin-5 by Multiplex Bead Assay


Sunquest Code:IL5  
Epic Code:LAB6027Epic Name:Interleukin 5
Synonyms:IL-5
Methodology:Multiplex bead assay
CPT Code:83520
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-4 days.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.8 mL
Container:Red (no gel) (Green (lithium heparin, gel), Red or gold (gel))


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot within 2 hours of collection 1 mL, 0.3 mL minimum. Freeze within 30 minutes of processing.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:51533 (IL5 DO)


Interpretive

Reference Range:5 pg/mL or less
Use:Results to be used for research purposes or in attempts to understand the pathophysiology of immune, infectious or inflammatory disorders.


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