Reference Values Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.
REFERENCE RANGE: < 5 IU/mL
< 5 IU/mL Normal level of
> or = 5 IU/mL Elevated level of
Interferon-alpha is one of three species of interferon that
possesses various biological properties including
immunomodulating activity, anti-tumor activity and
anti-viral activity. Elevated interferon-alpha levels are
reportedly seen in viral disease, chronic fatigue-immune
dysfunction syndrome, and some inflammatory diseases.
This test was performed using a kit that has not been cleared
or approved by the FDA. The analytical performance
characteristics of this test have been determined by Focus
Diagnostics. This test should not be used for diagnosis without
confirmation by other medically established means.
Test Performed by: Focus Diagnostics, Inc.
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