Immunoglobulins A, G and M

Abbrev Code:IGGAM   
Order Code:LAB3568Order Name:Immunoglobulins A G and M
Synonyms:Quantitative Immunoglobulins
CPT Codes: 82784 x1, 82784 x1, 82784 x1
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri; results are reported the same day.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:2.7 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.1 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: 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 0.9 mL, 0.45 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:Samples suspected of having macroglobulins or cryoglobulins should be collected and held at 37C. Samples suspected of containing cold agglutinins should not be refrigerated prior to serum separation from clot.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab UM Specialty Core/Prot/Endo (Optilite C) 


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