IMMUNOGLOBULINS, QUANTITATIVE

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

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top
Plasma: EDTA, heparin (sodium or lithium)

Methodology
Nephelometry

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 8 days; Frozen: 3 months

Reference Range
Immunoglobulin A, Serum   Immunoglobulin G, Serum   Immunoglobulin M, Serum  
0-30 days: 1-7 mg/dL   0-30 days: 611-1542 mg/dL   0-30 days: 0-24 mg/dL  
1 months: 1-53 mg/dL   1 month: 241-870 mg/dL   1 month: 19-83 mg/dL  
2 months: 3-47 mg/dL   2 months: 198-577 mg/dL   2 months: 16-100 mg/dL  
3 months: 5-46 mg/dL   3 months: 169-558 mg/dL   3 months: 23-85 mg/dL  
4 months: 4-72 mg/dL   4 months: 188-536 mg/dL   4 months: 26-96 mg/dL  
5 months: 8-83 mg/dL   5 months: 165-781 mg/dL   5 months: 31-103 mg/dL  
6 months: 8-67 mg/dL   6 months: 206-676 mg/dL   6 months: 33-97 mg/dL  
7-8 months: 11-89 mg/dL   7-8 months: 208-868 mg/dL   7-8 months: 32-120 mg/dL  
9-11 months: 16-83 mg/dL   9-11 months: 282-1026 mg/dL   9-11 months: 39-142 mg/dL  
1 year: 14-105 mg/dL   1 year: 331-1164 mg/dL   1 year: 41-164 mg/dL  
2 years: 14-122 mg/dL   2 years: 407-1009 mg/dL   2 years: 46-160 mg/dL  
3 years: 22-157 mg/dL   3 years: 423-1090 mg/dL   3 years: 45-190 mg/dL  
4 years: 25-152 mg/dL   4 years: 444-1187 mg/dL   4 years: 41-186 mg/dL  
5-7 years: 33-200 mg/dL   5-7 years: 608-1229 mg/dL   5-7 years: 46-197 mg/dL  
8-9 years: 45-234 mg/dL   8-9 years: 584-1509 mg/dL   8-9 years: 49-230 mg/dL  
10 yrs and older: 70-400 mg/dL   10 yrs and older: 700-1600 mg/dL   10 yrs and older: 40-230 mg/dL  

Performed
Sunday-Friday

Turnaround Time1 day
Test CodeIGAM
CPT-4 Code (s)
82784 x 3
LOINC Codes
IgA, Serum   2458-8  
IgG, Serum   2465-3  
IgM, Serum   2472-9  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory