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Test Code IGGAM Immunoglobulins (IgG, IgA, and IgM)

Additional Codes

Epic: LAB166

Specimen Required

Specimen Type: Serum

Collection Container/Type

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge and separate cells after clot formation and within 4 hours of collection.  

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability

Room temperature: 2 months

Refrigerated: 4 months

Frozen: 6 months

Reference Range

IgG

0 - 1 month: 391 - 1765 mg/dL

1 month - 1 year: 203 - 948 mg/dL

1 - 2 years: 475 - 1226 mg/dL

2 - 150 yers: 540 - 1822 mg/dL

 

IgM

Newborn: 6 - 21 mg/dL

3 months - 1 year: 17 - 150 mg/dL

1 - 12 years: 41 - 240 mg/dL

>12 years: 22 - 293 mg/dL

 

IgA

Males

0 - 3 months: 1 - 34 mg/dL

>3 months: 8 - 91 mg/dL

1 - 12 years: 21 - 291 mg/dL

12 - 60 years: 63 - 484 mg/dL

>60 years: 101 - 645 mg/dL

 

Female

0 - 3 months: 1 - 34 mg/dL

>3 months: 8 - 91 mg/dL

1 - 12 years: 21 - 282 mg/dL

12 - 60 years: 65 - 421 mg/dL

>60 years: 69 - 517 mg/dL

Rejection Due To

Unlabeled, mislabeled, wrong tube type, hemolyzed, visually lipemic, QNS, exceeds specimen stability requirements.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Daily

Report Available

Same day / 1 day

Method Name

Immunoturbidimetric

Includes

Immunoglobulin G

Immunoglobulin A

Immunoglobulin M