Cytokine Inflammation 4-Plex


Sunquest Code:CKCOV2  
Epic Code:LAB8205Epic Name:Cytokine Inflammation 4-Plex
Synonyms:Interleukin; Interferon gamma
Test Includes:IFN gamma, IL-18, Soluble IL-2R alpha and IL-10
Turnaround Time:Performed 7 days/week; reported within 24 hours.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:4 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red (no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Gross hemolysis; stored at room temperature > 2 hours.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Allow samples to clot for 30 minutes from time of collection.  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)


Interpretive

Reference Range:
IFN gamma Less than 5.0 pg/mL
IL-18 Less than 470.0 pg/mL
Soluble IL-2R alpha Less than 2700 pg/mL
IL-10 Less than 5.0 pg/mL
 
Use:Monitor disease progression of Covid-19 positive patients.  Not intended for diagnostic purposes.


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