Primarily used for research and to support attempts to understand the pathogenesis of immune, infectious, allergic, or inflammatory disorders.
Quantitative Multiplex Bead Assay
New York DOH Approval Status
Transfer 1 mL CSF 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.
Ambient: 30 minutes; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 1 month.
7.5 pg/mL or less
Results are used to understand the pathophysiology of immune, infectious, or inflammatory disorders, or may be used for research purposes.
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
Cytokine levels may demonstrate diurnal variation. For longitudinal comparison, it is recommended that cytokine levels be determined at the same time of day.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|3003324||Interleukin 6, CSF||49919-4|
- Interleukin-6, Serum