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Published on February 16, 2018

Immunoglobulin Quantitative

SIM

50186 

CPT

82784x3 

Synonyms

IgG, IgA, IgM, Immunos 

Specimen Type

Plasma or serum 

Container

3.5 ml Green - Lithium heparin plasma separator
4.0 ml Gold-top serum separator Green

Collection Instructions

Volume

2 ml plasma or serum
Min: 0.5 ml

Additional Information

None

Patient Preparation

None

Specimen Processing Instructions

Plasma:  Centrifuge at 3380 rpm’s (±100) for a minimum of 10 minutes

Serum:  Allow to clot.  Centrifuge at 3380 rpm’s (±100) for a minimum of 10 minutes

Centrifuge within 2 hours of collection.

Transport Requirements

Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Refrigerated: 5 days;  Room temp: 8 hours 

Rejection Criteria

•  If not centrifuged within 2 hours of collection.
•  Gross Hemolysis

Reference Range

IgA

0 day – 30 days = 8 -45 mg/dl

31 day 2 month = 10 – 57

3 month – 4 month = 10 – 131

5 month - 12 month = 10 – 129

13 month – 24 month = 19 – 175

25 month – 36 month = 22 – 220

37 month – 48 month = 56 – 343

49 month – 60 month = 61 – 345

61 month 72 month = 43 – 253

73 month – 7 years = 41 – 297

8 years – 10 years = 51 – 259

11 years – 13 years = 44 – 395

14 years – 19 years = 44 – 441

20 years - Adult = 50 – 374 mg/dl

IgG

0 day – 3 months = 275 - 1230 mg/dl

4 months – 24 months = 286 - 1680

25 months – 4 years = 341 - 1960

5 years – 19 years = 528 - 2190

20 years - Adult = 481-1650 mg/dl

IgM

0 day – 30 days = 12-125 mg/dl

31 days – 2 months = 29-107

3 months – 12 months = 21 – 192

13 months – 4 years = 43 – 163

5 years – 19 years = 48 – 226

20 years - Adult = 45 – 249 mg/dl

 

Critical Value

none 

Test Includes

IgA, IgG, IgM 

Methodology

Immuno-Turbidimetric method 

Testing Frequency

Daily, Monday - Sunday 

 

Reviewed By

Sandy Hammett 

Reviewed Date

2-16-18

Supplemental

  

Reviewed by Sandy Hammett on February 16, 2018

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