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Test ID CYPAN Cytokine Panel, Plasma

Specimen Required

Specimen Required

Collection Container/Tube: Lavender-top (EDTA)

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Immediately after specimen collection, place the tube on wet ice.

2. Centrifuge at 1500 x g for 10 minutes and aliquot plasma into plastic vial. Note: Do not use AccuSpin to centrifuge specimen.

3. Freeze specimen within 30 minutes.

Useful For

Understanding the etiology of infectious or chronic inflammatory diseases, when used in conjunction with clinical information and other laboratory testing


Research studies in which an assessment of cytokine responses is needed

Method Name

Bead-Based Multiplex Immunoassay

Reporting Name

Cytokine Panel, P

Specimen Type

Plasma EDTA

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Plasma EDTA Frozen 21 days

Reference Values

Tumor necrosis factor: <10.0 pg/mL

Interleukin (IL)-6: <5.0 pg/mL

Interferon (IFN)-beta: <20.0 pg/mL

IL-10: <7.0 pg/mL

Monocyte chemoattractant protein-1: ≤198 pg/mL

IL-1 beta: <20.0 pg/mL

IFN-gamma: <60.0 pg/mL

Macrophage inflammatory protein-1 alpha: <220 pg/mL

Granulocyte-monocyte colony stimulating factor: <15.0 pg/mL

IL-2 receptor alpha soluble: ≤959 pg/mL

IFN-alpha: <20.0 pg/mL

IL-18: ≤468 pg/mL

Day(s) Performed


Report Available

2 to 8 days

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test was developed, and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

83520 x 12

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
CYPAN Cytokine Panel, P 82335-1


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
610307 TNF 3074-2
610308 IL-6 26881-3
610309 IFN-beta 97051-7
610310 IL-10 26848-2
610311 MCP-1 97052-5
610312 IL-1 beta 13629-1
610313 IFN-gamma 27415-9
610314 MIP-1 alpha 97053-3
610315 GM-CSF 97054-1
610316 IL-2 receptor alpha soluble 76039-7
610317 IFN-alpha 33820-2
610318 IL-18 33823-6