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Pro-Inflammatory Panel (Plasma)

Test Code: 403028P

Cpt Code:

83520 (x4)

Clinical Utility

Cytokines have emerged as molecules of importance in the regulation of many immunoloic processes in the cell. The ability to accurately measure quantitative and qualitative differendce in cytokine production is becoming increasingly important to the understanding of normal and pathological processes.

Procedure

Meso Scale Discovery (MSD®)

Turnaround Time

5-7 business days from receipt of specimen

Specimen Information

plasma - Collect 4-5 mL whole blood in EDTA or ACD tube, centrifuge and transfer 2 mL plasma to sterile, screw top tube. Freeze and ship on dry ice Monday thru Friday. Specimen must be received within 96 hrs of collection.

Disclaimer

Specimens are approved for testing in New York only when indicated in the Specimen Information field above.

The CPT codes provided are based on Viracor-IBT's interpretation of the American Medical Association's Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes and are provided for general informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Questions regarding coding should be addressed to your local Medicare carrier. Viracor-IBT assumes no responsibility for billing errors due to reliance on the CPT codes illustrated in this material.

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