Test Details

Mnemonic

IGA

Ordering Code

3000480

CPT-4 Code(s)

82784

Specimen Information

Collect

SST
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Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.
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Alternate Specimen

Plasma: Lavender EDTA, green sodium or lithium heparin
Serum: Red-top
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Minimum Volume

0.5 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 8 days
Frozen: 3 months
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Methodology

Nephelometry
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Reference Range

0 - 30 days: 1 - 7 mg/dL
1 month: 1 - 53 mg/dL
2 months: 3 - 47 mg/dL
3 months: 5 - 46 mg/dL
4 months: 4 - 72 mg/dL
5 months: 8 - 83 mg/dL
6 months: 8 - 67 mg/dL
7 - 8 months: 11 - 89 mg/dL
9 - 11 months: 16 - 83 mg/dL
1 year: 14 - 105 mg/dL
2 years: 14 - 122 mg/dL
3 years: 22 - 157 mg/dL
4 years: 25 - 152 mg/dL
5 - 7 years: 33 - 200 mg/dL
8 - 9 years: 45 - 234 mg/dL
≥10 years: 70 - 400 mg/dL
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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