Interleukin-5 by Multiplex Bead Assay


Abbrev Code:IL5   
Order Code:LAB6027Order Name:Interleukin 5
Synonyms:IL-5
Methodology:Multiplex bead assay
CPT Codes: 83520 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-4 days.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1 mL
Container:Red (no gel)
Alternate Containers: Red or gold (gel)
Causes for Rejection:Room temperature or refrigerated specimens. Contaminated or heat inactivated specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot within 2 hours of collection 1 mL, 0.4 mL minimum. CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered. Freeze within 30 minutes of processing.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Stability:After separation from cells: 30 minutes at room temperature; 1 year frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:51533


Interpretive

Reference Range:2.1 pg/mL
Limitations:Cytokine levels may demonstrate diurnal variation. For longitudinal comparison, it is recommended that cytokine levels be determined at the same time of day.
Use:Results to be used for research purposes or in attempts to understand the pathophysiology of immune, infectious or inflammatory disorders.


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