Test Details

Mnemonic

IGA12

Ordering Code

3718900

CPT-4 Code(s)

82787 x 2, 82784

Specimen Information

Patient Preparation

Fasting preferred

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 2.0 mL serum in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red top

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis; lipemia

Stability

Room temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 15 days
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology

Nephelometry
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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