Interleukin-1 Beta, Body Fluid and CSF

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Interleukin 1 Beta, Body Fluid or CSF
Synonyms:Cytokines; IL1B; IL-1B; IL1B, CSF; IL1B, Body Fluid; Interleukin 1 Beta
Methodology:Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay
CPT Codes: 83520 x1
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri; results are reported within 5 working days.

This test has not been FDA approved. The results are to be used for research purposes or in attempts to understand the pathophysiology of immune, infectious or inflammatory disorders and not intended as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management.

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 greater than 6 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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