Monitor inflammation caused by asthma. Optimize corticosteroid treatment in asthmatic patients.
Quantitative Fluorescent Enzyme Immunoassay
Serum separator tube (SST).
Collect blood by venipuncture using Serum separator tube (SST). Gently invert the tube several times. Do not shake or vortex the tube. Release ECP by clotting for 60-120 minutes at room temperature (20-24° C). Centrifuge at 1000-1300 x g for 10 minutes at room temperature. Transfer 1ml of serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube (Min: 0.25 mL)
Frozen, Also acceptable; Refrigerated
Plasma, hemolyzed, lipemic and icteric serum cannot be used.
After separation from cells; Ambient: 48 hours, Refrigerated: 5 Days, Frozen: 30 Days
Less than 17.8 ug/L
Test developed and characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. See Compliance Statement B: aruplab.com/CS
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|3000538||Eosinophil Cationic Protein||25638-8|