Interleukin 6

Alphabetical Test listing

Interleukin 6-3546

  
Interleukin 6
  
3546
  
LAB3546
  
IL6
  
IL-6
  
  • Evaluation of patients with suspected systemic infection
  • Evaluation of patients with suspected localized infection, specifically prosthetic joint infection (PJI)
  • Evaluation of patients with suspected chronic inflammatory disorders, such as rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, ankylosing spondylitis, or inflammatory bowel disease
  
EDTA plasma
  
  
0.5 mL
  

Collect at sites with refrigerated centrifuges (Mercy, Abbott Northwestern or United).

  

Spin, transfer plasma to a Screw cap transfer vial/tube (Mayo T465) and freeze within 30 minutes of collection

  
  

Frozen (preferred) - 21 days

Refrigerated - 24 hours

Ambient - NO

  
Mayo Clinic Laboratories (IL6): R-MM
  
Th; 3pm
  
9 - 10 days
  

Electrochemiluminescence

  

≤ 1.8 pg/mL

  
83520
  
10/19/2007
  
10/12/2020
  
02/24/2020