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Test Compendium


Test Code

  • 6285

Test Synonym

  • Interleukin-6, IL6,IL-6

Minimum Volume

  • 0.5 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Plasma


  • Lavender Top Tube


  • Refrigerated

CPT Codes

  • 83520
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • 0.5 mL PLASMA

Additional Information

  • Separate plasma from the cells. Transfer plasma to a plastic transport tube.

Specimen Stability

  • STABILITY: AMB 14 days REF 14 days FRZ 14 days FRZ/THAW CYCLES x3