TUMOR NECROSIS FACTOR ALPHA

Synonyms: Cachectin; TNFa
Computer Code: (RTNFA)
Specimen Collection: 4 mL blood (red or gold top tube).
Minimum Volume: 1 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge, remove serum, freeze immediately. Min 0.4 mL serum.
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.
Lab Code: CC REF
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency:
Routine TAT: 7 days
Stat TAT: N/A
CPT Code(s): 83520
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII