Interleukin-2 Receptor

Last Modified: 6/27/2018 8:48:15 AM


Client Notes: IL-2R levels may demonstrate diurnal variation. Recommend IL-2R levels be determined at the same time of day for improved longitudinal comparison
Patient Preparation: No biotin supplements 48 hours prior to blood draw
Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 24 hours Refrigerated
30 days Frozen (Transport)
Rejection Criteria: Serum Separator Tube (SST); Plasma
Reference Range: 532 - 1891 pg/mL
Methodology: Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Clinical Significance: Following stimulation by antigen, IL-2R is expressed on all T cells. IL-2R is released by activated cells into the surrounding extracellular fluid. IL2-R is involved in infectious, inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, cancer, and transplantation. IL-2R Antibodies are used therapeutically. Cytokine levels may demonstrate diurnal variation. Recommend cytokine levels be determined at the same time of day for improved longitudinal comparison.
Documentation: This test was performed using a kit that has not been cleared or approved by the FDA. The analytical performance characteristics of this test have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. This test should not be used for diagnosis without confirmation by other medically established means.
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Turn Around Time: 2 to 10 days
Days Performed: Wednesday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly to San Juan Capistrano
PHL Test Code: MSOT
EPIC Test Code:
Send Out Test Code: 34298
Alternate Test Names: Cytokine; IL-2 Receptor; Interleukin-2 Receptor, EIA
CPT Coding: 84238

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