TEST CATALOG ORDERING & RESULTS SPECIMEN HANDLING CUSTOMER SERVICE EDUCATION & INSIGHTS
Test Catalog

Test ID: FIL2S    
Interleukin 2 Receptor, Soluble

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Varies

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Specimen Type: Serum

Container/Tube: Red

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

 

 

Serum:

Collection Instructions: Draw blood in a plain red-top tube(s), serum gel tube is acceptable. Spin down within 2 hours of collection and freeze immediately. Send 1 mL of serum frozen in a plastic vial.

 

Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple test are ordered.

Note: Cytokine levels may demonstrate diurnal variation. For longitudinal comparison, it is recommended that cytokine levels be determined at the same time of day.

 



Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

0.4 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis NA
Lipemia NA
Icterus NA
Other Contaminated or Heat-inactivated

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
VariesFrozen365 days