Coming soon! Interleukin 6 (IL-6) serves as an early detector of inflammatory response
to pathogens or injury. In Covid-19
cases, it can be critical to determine intubation risk along with other lab
tests. IL-6 is a member of the cytokine class that
induces both pro- and anti-inflammatory responses, and when elevated with
Covid-19 it may lead to a ‘cytokine storm’ of deregulated immune response and wide-scale cellular and organ damage.