Interleukin-1 Alpha, Body Fluid and CSF

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Interleukin 1 Alpha, Body Fluid or CSF
Synonyms:Cytokines; IL1A; IL-1A; IL1A CSF; IL1A Body Fluid; 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

Specimen:Body Fluid or CSF
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1 mL
Container:Sterile tube
Alternate Containers: Plastic leakproof container, sterile
Causes for Rejection:Gross hemolysis; stored at room temperature for greater than 2 hours.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:If contaminated with red blood cells, centrifuge for 5 minutes at 800 g at 4°C. Aliquot into two vials with 250 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:Body fluid or CSF: Reference range not determined.

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