Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
TGFB SER
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

Serum separator tube or plain red.

Specimen Preparation

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

3465-13889 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
0051693 Transforming Growth Factor beta, Serum 49853-5
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Aliases
  • cytokine
  • cytokines
  • SerumTGFB1
  • TGF-beta 1
  • TGFbeta1
Transforming Growth Factor beta, Serum