IgA


Sunquest Code:IGA  
Epic Code:LAB73Epic Name:IGA
Synonyms:Immunoglobulin A; Gamma Globulin; Celiac
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 IgA:

Age

mg/dL

 

Age

mg/dL

0-30 d

1-50

 

11 mo

15-105

1-2 mo

3-50

 

1 y

15-120

3 mo

4-75

 

2 y

20-160

4-5 mo

8-85

 

3-4 y

25-150

6-8 mo

10-90

 

5-7 y

30-200

9-10 mo

15-85

 

8-9 y

45-235

 

 

 

10 y and older

70-380

 

 

Use:Evaluate humoral immunity, monitor therapy in IgA myeloma and quantitate IgA.


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