Interleukin 2 receptor alpha chain

Interleukin 2 receptor alpha chain (IL-2ra) is measured in serum as part of the CY20 panel of cytokines. CY20 is composed of the following analytes: IL-2ra, IL-10, IL-17 and IFN-γ.
Clinical details: 
The CY20 cytokine panel is used in various clinical scenarios including aiding identification and treatment of hyper-inflammation syndrome (cytokine storm) and diagnosis and monitoring of sarcoidosis.
Reference range: 

423.52 – 1843.81

Synonyms or keywords: 
Synonyms: CD25. Key words: cytokine storm, sarcoidosis.
Sample type and Volume required: 
Serum 1ml
Turnaround time: 
7 days
Special sample instructions: 

Separate serum into 2 aliquots

Storage and transport: 
Store frozen at -20°C and courier frozen on dry ice
Time limit for extra tests: 
Four weeks
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Last updated: 26/05/2023