Immunoglobulins, Quantitative, IgA, IgG, IgM

Methodology: 
Immunologic
Performed: 
Monday - Friday
Specimen Requirements: 
Type: Serum
 

Container/Tube: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube

Sample Volume: 2 mL

Storage:

  • Samples suspected of having macroglobulins or cryoglobulins should be drawn and held at 37°C.|
     
  • Samples suspected of containing cold agglutinins should not be refrigerated prior to serum separation from the clot.
Stability (collection to time of analysis/testing): 
  • Ambient: 14 days
  • Refrigerated: 14 days
  • Frozen: 14 days
  • Freeze/Thaw cycles: Stable (x3)
Causes for Rejection:
  • Lipemia
Note: The patient's age must be submitted with the test request.
CPT Code (s): 
82784 (x3)
Notes: 

UFHPL Test #: 28120

UFHPL Epic order code: LAB001768

This test includes quantitation for:
  • Immunoglobulin A
  • Immunoglobulin G
  • Immunoglobulin M
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