Interleukin-1 Beta


Sunquest Code:IL1BB  
Epic Code:LAB6624Epic Name:Interleukin 1 Beta, Blood
Synonyms:IL-1B; IL1B; Cytokines; Interleukin 1B Blood
Methodology:Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
CPT Code:83520
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri; results are reported within 5 working days.
Compliance:

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
Optimal Volume:4 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2.2 mL
Container:Red (no gel) (Purple (EDTA))
Causes for Rejection:Gross hemolysis; stored at room temperature >6 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 500 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)


Interpretive

Reference Range:

Serum/Plasma

Less than 1.0 pg/mL

 

 



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