Interleukin-1 Alpha

Abbrev Code:IL1AB   
Order Code:LAB6622Order Name:Interleukin 1 Alpha, Blood
Synonyms:IL-1A; IL1A; Cytokines; Interleukin 1 Alpha
Methodology:Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
CPT Codes: 83519 x1
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri; results are reported within 5 working days.

Commercial kit validated by the testing laboratory, but not FDA approved for diagnostic use.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:4 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2.2 mL
Container:Red (no gel)
Alternate Containers: 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 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. (-80°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)


Reference Range:


Less than 4 pg/mL



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