IMMUNOGLOBULIN D (IgD)

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: SST

Rejection Criteria
Severely hemolyzed or lipemic specimens

Methodology
Nephelometry

Stability
Room Temperature: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen; 21 days

Reference Range
<179 mg/L

Performed
Monday, Wednesday

Turnaround Time4-7 days
Test CodeIGD
CPT-4 Code (s)
82784
LOINC Codes
2460-4

Warde
Medical
Laboratory