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Immunoglobulins (Immunofixation, IG3, IgG IgA IgM)

Test Name

Immunoglobulins (Immunofixation, IG3, IgG IgA IgM)

Gold Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = 1 Gold Top (SST)

Minimum Volume = 2 ml serum

Tube must fill to at least ½ or greater of its vacuum capacity

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collected sample in serum or heparinized plasma tube with or without gel separator. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Special Instructions: Separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection.

Rejection Criteria: Grossly hemolyzed, unlabeled orsamples of non sufficient quantity. Avoid repeat freeze/Thaw cycles.

Stability: Stable at 2-8°C for 3 days or at ≤-20°C for longer periods of time.

Transportation: Send sample to core lab as soon as possible.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

24 hours

Reference Value

IgA (Male and Female)
0 d - 1 yr: 0 - 0.3 g/L
1 - 2 yrs: 0 - 0.9 g/L
3 - 5 yrs: 0.3 - 1.5 g/L
6 - 13 yrs: 0.5 - 2.3 g/L
14 - 18 yrs: 0.5 - 3.0 g/L
19+: 0.66 - 4.33 g/L

 

IgG: (Male and Female)
0 d - 14 d: 3 - 13 g/L
15 d - 1 yr: 1.1 - 6.5 g/L
1 - 3 yrs: 3 - 10.7 g/L
4 - 9 yrs: 5.1 - 12.6 g/L
10 - 18 yrs: 6.2 - 14.2 g/L
19+: 6.35 - 17.41 g/L

 

IgM (Male and Female)
0 d - 14 d: 0.2 - 0.4 g/L
15 d - 90 d: 0.2 - 0.7 g/L
90 d - 1 yr: 0.3 - 0.9 g/L
1 - 18 yrs: 0.4 - 1.7 g/L
19+: 0.45 - 2.81 g/L

Test Code

IG3

Methodology

Immunoturbidimetric

Testing Location

SMH-Biochemistry

Other Information

Last Updated: November 19, 2019