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Interleukin 2 (IL2) Blood Test

IL2

Test Code: 140912
Specimen Type: Blood
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Interleukin 2 (IL2) Blood Test

This test measures levels of Interleukin-2 in the blood, Interleukin-2 is a cytokine, a type of protein which plays an important role in the body's immune system.  IL-2 helps regulate the body's response to certain illnesses or infections by directing the activities of white blood cells.   IL-2 therapy is sometimes used as part of the treatment for people with certain types of cancer including Melanoma and kidney cancer.  IL-2 can stimulate the immune system to more effectively destroy tumor cells. 

An Interleukin-2 test is sometimes ordered to monitor immune response in people with certain types of cancer or to monitor treatment.

For other cancer-related lab tests, please see our Cancer Testing Category.

Turnaround for this test is typically 5-8 business days.

Where can I find a Interleukin 2 (IL2) Blood test near me?

Check our lab finder to locate a collection site in your area.

Note: Result turn around times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.

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Interleukin 2 (IL2) Blood Test

This test is not available at Lab QD

Note: Result turn around times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.

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