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Cytokine Panel, Monokines
0051524
Ordering Recommendation
Primarily for research and to support attempts to understand the pathogenesis of immune, infectious, allergic, or inflammatory disorders.
Mnemonic
CYT MON SE
Methodology
Quantitative Multiplex Bead Assay
Performed
Mon, Wed, Fri
Reported
1-4 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Serum separator tube, plain red, or green (lithium heparin).  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.3 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Refrigerated specimens. Contaminated or heat-inactivated specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 30 minutes; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 1 year  
Reference Interval

Test Number
Components
Reference Interval
0051536Interleukin 1 betaEffective May 19, 2014
36 pg/mL or less
0051537Interleukin 6Effective May 19, 2014
5 pg/mL or less
0051538Interleukin 8Effective May 19, 2014
5 pg/mL or less
0051539Tumor Necrosis Factor - alphaEffective May 19, 2014
22 pg/mL or less

Interpretive Data
Results are used to understand the pathophysiology of immune, infectious, or inflammatory disorders, or may be used for research purposes.


Compliance Statement B: This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.
Note
Lower limit of detection is 5 pg/mL.
CPT Code(s)
83520 x 4
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0051536Interleukin 1 beta13629-1
0051537Interleukin 626881-3
0051538Interleukin 833211-4
0051539Tumor Necrosis Factor - alpha3074-2
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, please click the sidebar link to access the Interface Map.
Aliases
  • IL-1 Beta
  • IL-6
  • IL-8
  • TNF Alpha