Recommendations when to order or not order the test. May include related or preferred tests.
Primarily used for research and to support attempts to understand the pathogenesis of immune, infectious, allergic, or inflammatory disorders.
Unique test identifier.
Process(es) used to perform the test.
Quantitative Multiplex Bead Assay
Days of the week the test is performed.
Expected turnaround time for a result, beginning when ARUP has received the specimen.
New York DOH Approval Status
Indicates test has been approved by the New York State Department of Health.
This test is New York DOH approved.
Green (lithium heparin).
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)
CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered. Ship in an ARUP Standard Transport Tube.
Refrigerated specimens. Contaminated or heat-inactivated specimens.
After separation from cells: Ambient: 30 minutes; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 1 year
Normal range/expected value(s) for a specific disease state. May also include abnormal ranges.
7.4 pg/mL or less
Background information for test. May include disease information, patient result explanation, recommendations, details of testing, associated diseases, explanation of possible patient results.
Results are used to understand the pathophysiology of immune, infectious, or inflammatory disorders, or may be used for research purposes.
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
Additional information related to the test.
Cytokine levels may demonstrate diurnal variation. For longitudinal comparison, it is recommended that cytokine levels be determined at the same time of day.
The American Medical Association Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes published in ARUP's Laboratory Test Directory are provided for informational purposes only. The codes reflect our interpretation of CPT coding requirements based upon AMA guidelines published annually. CPT codes are provided only as guidance to assist clients with billing. ARUP strongly recommends that clients confirm CPT codes with their Medicare administrative contractor, as requirements may differ. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. ARUP Laboratories assumes no responsibility for billing errors due to reliance on the CPT codes published.
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