Plasma from a lavender top (EDTA) tube is the only acceptable sample type. Mix sample thoroughly.
Centrifuge at room temp within one half hour of collection; preferably immediately after venipuncture. Transfer the cell-free plasma to a clean tube and immediately freeze the cell-free plasma on dry ice or at -70°C.
Preferred volume: 2 mL
Minimum volume: 500 µL plasma, frozen
Send frozen plasma Priority Overnight via FedEx and in a well insulated container on dry ice.
Frozen at -70°C: 1 year
This panel includes the following tests:
Interleukin 2 (aka LIL-2)
Interleukin 12 (aka LIL-12p70)
Interferon Gamma (aka LINFG)
Tumor Necrosis Factor alpha (aka LTNFA)
4th Wed of the month
up to 4 weeks
Complement Lab - Cytokines
TH2P, THPNLA, THPNLB
83520 x 4