Cytokine Storm 4-Plex

Abbrev Code:CKCOVI   
Order Code:LAB8199Order Name:Cytokine Storm 4-Plex
Synonyms:Cytokine Panel; Interleukin; Inflammation
CPT Codes: 83520 x4
Test Includes:IL-6, IL-1 beta, IL-8, TNF alpha
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri; results are reported within 24-48 hours.

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

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:4 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red (no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Gross hemolysis; stored at room temperature > 2 hours.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Allow samples to clot for 30 minutes from time of collection. Centrifuge for 15 minutes at 1000-1500 g (rcf) at room temperature.

Aliquot into two vials with 250 uL per vial. Freeze immediately at ≤ -20°C (-70°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:
IL-6 Less than 8.0 pg/mL
IL-1 beta Less than 0.7 pg/mL
IL-8 Less than 22.0 pg/mL
TNF-alpha Less than 14.0 pg/mL
Use:Monitor disease progression of Covid-19 positive patients or patients with other inflammatory conditions. Not intended for diagnostic purposes.

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