S100A8/A9 Protein


Sunquest Code:S100A8  
Epic Code:LAB8236Epic Name:S100A8/A9 Protein
Synonyms:MRP8/14; Myeloid Related Protein 8/14; Calprotectin
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory; results are reported within 3 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:3 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA)
Causes for Rejection:Gross hemolysis; stored at room temperature >2 hours.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge for 15 minutes at 1000-1500 g (rcf) at room temperature. Aliquot 2 tubes with 0.7 mL; 0.25 mL minimum per aliquot per patient sample. Contact Cytokine Lab if there is adequate sample for only one vial. Freeze immediately.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (UMCytokine)


Interpretive

Reference Range:99.4 - 1427 ng/mL


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