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Interleukin-6 (IL-6)

Assessing to diagnose acute inflammatory and sepsis

The IL-6 level is elevated with infection, sepsis, and septicemia. The IL-6 test helps evaluate patients with suspected localized infection.

Diagnosis diseases
inflammatory & autoimmune diseases, infection, sepsis, lupus
  • CE 0123

About Using Reagent

  • Sample Types

    whole blood, plasma, serum
  • Reaction Time

    AFIAS 12 mins
    ichroma 12 mins
  • Detection Range

    AFIAS (2.0 – 2,500.0 pg/mL)
    ichroma™ (2.0 – 2,500.0 pg/mL)
  • Indication

    Bacterial Infection, Sepsis, Stroke & Cardiovascular Disease, etc

In Your Medical Field

It can quantify IL-6 from a small amount of blood including peripheral blood, it is useful in emergency rooms, intensive care units, etc., and can be easily used in small hospitals and public health centers. Particularly, early detection of sepsis in neonates with low immunity can reduce mortality and prevent the occurrence of antibiotic abuse and resistant bacteria by appropriate treatment, so it is useful in neonatal intensive care units (NICU).