Ordering Recommendation

Primarily used for research and to support attempts to understand the pathogenesis of immune, infectious, allergic, or inflammatory disorders.

Mnemonic
CYT TH1 P
Methodology

Quantitative Multiplex Bead Assay

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

1-4 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: 0.4 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered. Ship in an ARUP Standard Transport Tube.

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
3002630 Interleukin 2, Plasma 2.1 pg/mL or less
3002631 Interleukin 2 Receptor, Soluble, Plasma 266.5 pg/mL - 1410.4 pg/mL
3002624 Interleukin 12, Plasma 4.7 pg/mL or less
3002628 Interferon gamma, Plasma 10.4 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 Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)

Note

Cytokine levels may demonstrate diurnal variation. For longitudinal comparison, it is recommended that cytokine levels be determined at the same time of day.

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

83520 x4

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
3002602 Interleukin 2 Receptor, Soluble, Plasma 76039-7
3002603 Interleukin 12, Plasma 41760-0
3002604 Interferon gamma, Plasma 27415-9
3002613 Interleukin 2, Plasma 33939-0
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Aliases
  • cytokine
  • cytokines
Cytokine Panel, TH1, Plasma