The detection and measurement of interleukin-6 in venous and capillary blood samples, and in sweat collected at rest and during exercise

Abstract

This study aimed to quantify the relationship between venous and capillary blood sampling methods for the measurement of plasma interleukin-6 (IL-6). A parallel study was conducted to determine the possibility of measuring IL-6 in sweat using an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and investigate the relationship between plasma- and sweat-derived… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00421-014-2851-8