Interferon, Gamma


Sunquest Code:IFNGB  
Epic Code:LAB6620Epic Name:Interferon Gamma Blood
Order Instructions:Contact laboratory upon receipt at 612-626-7057.
Synonyms:Gamma interferon; IFN Gamma; Cytokines; ING, Blood
Methodology:Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
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Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri; results are reported within 5 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 >2 hours.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:

Serum: Allow samples to clot for 30 minutes before centrifugation. Centrifuge for 15 minutes at 1000-1500 g (rcf) at room temperature. Remove serum. Aliquot into two vials with at least 500 uL per vial. Store samples at ≤-20°C (-70°C preferred). Call Cytokine Reference Laboratory for pick-up.

 

Plasma: Plasma specimens must be processed immediately. Centrifuge for 15 minutes at 1000-1500 g (rcf) at room temperature. Remove plasma. Aliquot into two vials with at least 500 uL per vial. Store samples at ≤-20°C (-70°C preferred). Call Cytokine Reference Laboratory for pick-up.

 

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


Interpretive

Reference Range:

Serum or plasma

Less than 8.1 pg/mL

 

 



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