Test Details

Mnemonic

IGG

Ordering Code

3000450

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: 611 - 1542 mg/dL
1 month: 241 - 870 mg/dL
2 months: 198 - 577 mg/dL
3 months: 169 - 558 mg/dL
4 months: 188 - 536 mg/dL
5 months: 165 - 781 mg/dL
6 months: 206 - 676 mg/dL
7 - 8 months: 208 - 868 mg/dL
9 - 11 months: 282 - 1026 mg/dL
1 year: 331 - 1164 mg/dL
2 years: 407 - 1009 mg/dL
3 years: 423 - 1090 mg/dL
4 years: 444 - 1187 mg/dL
5 - 7 years: 608 - 1229 mg/dL
8 - 9 years: 584 - 1509 mg/dL
≥10 years: 700 - 1600 mg/dL
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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