Test Details

Mnemonic

IGM

Ordering Code

3000460

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: 0 - 24 mg/dL
1 month: 19 - 83 mg/dL
2 months: 16 - 100 mg/dL
3 months: 23 - 85 mg/dL
4 months: 26 - 96 mg/dL
5 months: 31 - 103 mg/dL
6 months: 33 - 97 mg/dL
7 - 8 months: 32 - 120 mg/dL
9 - 11 months: 39 - 142 mg/dL
1 year: 41 - 164 mg/dL
2 years: 46 - 160 mg/dL
3 years: 45 - 190 mg/dL
4 years: 41 - 186 mg/dL
5 - 7 years: 46 - 197 mg/dL
8 - 9 years: 49 - 230 mg/dL
≥10 years: 40 - 230 mg/dL
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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