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Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha

Order Name TNF
Test Number: 3657715
Revision Date 12/13/2016
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha
Immunoassay 3074-2 
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 1.0mL ( 0.5mL) Serum Clot Activator (Red Top, No-Gel) Frozen
Instructions Separate from cells directly after collection and freeze.
Specimen Stability: Room temperature: unacceptable, Refrigerated: unacceptable, Frozen: 9 months.
Unacceptable: Collection with gel barriers (SST or PST), gross hemolysis, gross lipemia, gross icterus.
Testing Schedule Monday  
Expected TAT 1-4 days   
Notes Reference Lab: Quest
Test Code: 34485
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CPT Code(s) 83520
Lab Section Reference Lab