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
Storage Transport Temp
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 4 (aka LIL-4)
Interleukin 5 (AKA LIL-5)
Interleukin 6 (aka LIL-6)
Interleukin 10 (aka LIL-10)