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Interleukin IL-6

Interleukin IL-6 Test Overview

Interleukin-6 (IL-6) is a protein cytokine that is crucial in immune response and inflammation. It is generated by different types of cells, such as immune cells, endothelial cells, and fibroblasts. Measuring the levels of IL-6 in plasma plays a crucial role in identifying and tracking various conditions such as autoimmune diseases, infections, and cancers.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Interleukin-6 (IL-6) test measures the concentration of IL-6, a pro-inflammatory cytokine, in the bloodstream. Elevated levels of IL-6 may indicate inflammation and are associated with various inflammatory conditions and diseases.

The Interleukin-6 (IL-6) test is conducted to assess inflammation levels in the body. It helps diagnose and monitor conditions such as autoimmune diseases, infections, and certain cancers, guiding treatment decisions and monitoring disease progression.

The Interleukin-6 (IL-6) test may be recommended for individuals with suspected inflammatory conditions, autoimmune diseases, infections, or certain cancers. It is typically ordered by healthcare providers based on symptoms, medical history, and clinical evaluation.

Abnormal results of the Interleukin-6 (IL-6) test may indicate inflammation, infection, autoimmune diseases, or certain cancers. Further evaluation, including additional tests and consultation with a healthcare provider, is typically required to determine the underlying cause and plan appropriate treatment.

During the Interleukin-6 (IL-6) test, a blood sample is drawn from a vein in your arm. You may feel a slight pinch during the blood draw. No special preparation is usually required.

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