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TH1/TH2 Panel B (THPB)




Complement (TH1/TH2 Panel B); Cytokine (TH1/TH2 Panel B); Cytokines(TH1/TH2 Panel B);THPNLB

Specimen Type


Performing Lab

National Jewish Complement

Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

4th Wednesday of the Month

Standard TAT

Up to 4 Weeks

Stat TAT

Up to 4 Weeks

Collection Information

Specimen Required

2-4 mL Blood

Container Type

Lavender (EDTA)

Collection Instructions

Immediately freeze the cell-free plasma on Dry ice or at -70C.

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature


Specimen Stability

Room Temp=Unacceptable; Refrigerated=Unacceptable; Frozen=1 Year

Rejection Criteria

Thawed Specimen

Test Volume Required

2 mL Plasma or 4mL Blood

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 mL Plasma or 1 mL Blood

Processing Instructions

Separate serum within one half hour of collection. Storage/Transport Temp: Send frozen plasma Priority Overnight via Fedex and in a well insulated container on Dry ice. Complete a National Jewish Cytokines Diagnostic Requisition and submit with specimen frozen on 4th Wednesday of the month.

Included Tests

Interleukin 2 (aka LIL2), Interleukin4 (aka LIL 4), Interleukin 5 (aka LIL5), Interleukin 10(aka LIL10), Interferon Gamma (aka LINFG), Tumor Necrosis Factor alpha (aka LTNFA).

CPT Codes