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Test Compendium

Test Name


Test Code

  • 8555

Test Synonym

  • IL5,IL-5

Minimum Volume

  • 0.5 mL

Specimen Type

  • Serum

Primary Container

  • Transfer Tube- Frozen- Serum

Transport Temp

  • Frozen

Specimen Requirements

  • 1 mL serum Frozen

Specimen Retention

  • 1 mL Serum from a SST (gel barrier) or Red Top tube transferred to a plastic transport tube and Frozen. Testing referred to Viracor IBT