Phytohemagglutinin, concanavalin A, and pokeweed mitogen are tested independently in lymphocyte culture. Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cell (PBMC) cytokine responses to these mitogens are determined by multi-analyte fluorescence detection. Results are to be used for research purposes or in attempts to understand the pathophysiology of immune, infectious, or inflammatory disorders.
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.