Tumor Necrosis Factor - Receptor I

Sunquest Code:TNFR1  
Epic Code:LAB6633Epic Name:Tumor Necrosis Receptor 1
Synonyms:TNF; TNF R1; TNFR1; Cytokines
Methodology:Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri; results are reported within 5 working days.

This test has not been FDA approved. The results are to be used for research purposes or in attempts to understand the pathophysiology of immune, infectious or inflammatory disorders and not intended as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management.

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood, body fluid or CSF
Optimal Volume:2 mL blood; 1 mL CSF or body fluid
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL blood; 0.5 mL CSF or body fluid
Container:Red (no gel) (Plastic leakproof container, sterile, Sterile tube, Purple (EDTA))
Causes for Rejection:Gross hemolysis; stored at room temperature for >2 hours.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:

Serum: Allow samples to clot for 30 minutes from time of collection. Centrifuge for 15 minutes at 1000-1500 g (rcf) at room temperature.


Plasma: Plasma specimens must be processed immediately. Centrifuge for 15 minutes at 1000-1500 g (rcf) at room temperature.


Aliquot into two vials with 250 uL per vial. Freeze immediately at ≤-20°C (-70°C preferred). Contact Cytokine Lab if there is adequate sample for only one vial.


Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (UMCytokine)


Reference Range:


747-1966 pg/mL

EDTA Plasma

484-1407 pg/mL


Reference range not established



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