Interleukin - 18
Referral Laboratory: Cincinnati’s Children’s Hospital
Effective May 20, 2020, MLabs will offer Interleukin - 18 (CIL18) testing via Cincinnati’s Children’s Hospital.
Collection Instructions: Collect approximately 1 mL of whole blood in a red or gold top vacutainer. Centrifuge and aliquot the serum into two plastic vials with a minimum volume of 0.3 mL in each. Ship the specimen frozen.
Methodology: Enzyme- linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)
Analytic Time: performed every 2 weeks