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Interleukin-6

Centralized Core Laboratory : Hematology

Test ID/Workstation :
INTL6 MAYO
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Purple Top (EDTA)
Collection Volume:
2.0 mL(minimum 1.5 mL)
Cause for Rejection:
Grossly Lipemic and specimens other than EDTA.
Storage:
Frozen
Availability:
Sent to Reference Laboratory
Methodology:
Electrochemiluminescence
Special Instructions:
Immediately place tube on wet ice. Freeze specimen within 30 minutes. Lab - Spin down and separate plasma from cells; 1,500 x g for 10 minutes at 4 degrees C. For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly).
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
1-8 days
Additional Info:
Reference range available on patient report
CPT Code:
83520
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