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Interleukin 1b

Centralized Core Laboratory : Hematology

Test ID/Workstation :
INT1B MAYO
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Gold top SST (serum separator tube) or Lavender top (EDTA tube)
Collection Volume:
7.5mL (minimum 2.5mL)
Cause for Rejection:
Hemloysis, Lipemia, test strictly frozen
Storage:
Frozen
Availability:
Sent to Reference Laboratory
Methodology:
Direct Radioimmunoassay/Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Special Instructions:
Separate serum or plasma from cells immediately. Indicate serum or plasma on request form and specimen. Patient should NOT be on any corticosteroids, anti-inflammatory medications, or pain killers, if possible for at least 48 hours prior to collection. For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly).
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
5-11 days
Additional Info:
Reference range: up to 1.0 pg/mL
CPT Code:
83519
Synonyms:
Interleukin 1-Beta