IgG


Sunquest Code:IGG  
Epic Code:LAB4262Epic Name:IGG
Synonyms:Immunoglobulin IgG
Methodology:Rate nephelometry
CPT Code:82784
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri; results are reported the same day.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.5 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
Causes for Rejection:Samples not separated from cells within 2 hours of collection.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Within 2 hours of collection, centrifuge and aliquot 0.3 mL, 0.15 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Endocrine  (UMMC-East Bank)


Interpretive

Reference Range:

Serum IgG:

 

Age

mg/dL

 

Age

mg/dL

0-30 d

240-870

 

9-10 mo

280-1025

1 mo

200-580

 

11 mo

330-1165

2-3 mo

170-560

 

1-2 y

405-1190

4 mo

165-780

 

3-4 y

445-1190

5 mo

205-675

 

5-7 y

610-1230

6-8 mo

210-870

 

8-9 y

585-1510

 

 

 

10 y and older

695-1620

 

 

Use:Evaluate humoral immunity, monitor therapy in myeloma, quantitate IgG. Evaluate propensity to infections in children and lymphoma patients.


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