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Test Code IGA Immunoglobulin A (IgA), Serum or Plasma

Additional Codes

Epic Test ID

LAB73

Performing Laboratory

Bronson Laboratory Services-Chemistry

Reference Values

Pediatric:

    < 1 Month : 1-4 mg/dL

   1-6 months: 1-83 mg/dL

   7-12 months: 11-89 mg/dL

   1-3 years: 13-157 mg/dL

   4-5 years: 24-152 mg/dL

   6-8 years: 32-200 mg/dL

   9-10 years: 43-234 mg/dL

Adults: 69-309 mg/dL

 

Methodology

Immunoturbidimetric

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Specimen Requirements

Preferred

Specimen Type: Serum
Container/Tube: Gold or Red

Specimen Volume: 5 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume: 1 mL

 

Alternative

Specimen Type: Plasma
Container/Tube: Mint or Green
Specimen Volume: 5 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume: 1 mL

Specimen Stability

Serum*, Room Temperature - 8 months

Serum*, Refrigerated - 8 months

Serum*, Frozen - 8 months

*Note: Heparinized plasma in gel separator tubes is less stable than serum and is only suitable for add-on testing up to 2 days following sample collection.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

82784