Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
TGFB PLA
Methodology

Quantitative Multiplex Bead Assay

Performed

Tue

Reported

1-8 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Green (lithium heparin).

Specimen Preparation

Separate plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL 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

Contaminated, severely hemolyzed, heat-inactivated or grossly lipemic specimens.

Remarks
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: 30 minutes; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 1 year

Reference Interval

463-5423 pg/mL

Interpretive Data

Results are intended for research purposes or in attempts to understand the pathophysiology of unusual immune or inflammatory disorders.

Compliance Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

83520

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0051697 Transforming Growth Factor beta, Plasma 49853-5
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Aliases
  • cytokine
  • cytokines
  • Plasma TGFB1
  • TGF-beta 1
  • TGFbeta1
Transforming Growth Factor beta, Plasma