Test Catalog

Test ID: IL6    
Interleukin 6 (IL-6), Plasma

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

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

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Electrochemiluminescence

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Interleukin 6, P

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

IL-6
Cytokine