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Test Code IGM Immunoglobulin M (IgM), Serum

Additional Codes

Epic Test ID

LAB72

Performing Laboratory

Bronson Laboratory Services-Chemistry

Reference Values

Newborns: 6-25 mg/dL

1-6 months: 19-103 mg/dL

7-12 months: 32-132 mg/dL

1-3 years: 41-190 mg/dL

4-5 years: 41-186 mg/dL

6-8 years: 46-197 mg/dL

9-10 years: 49-230 mg/dL

Adults: 53-334 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 - 2 months

Serum*, Refrigerated - 4 months

Serum*, Frozen - 6 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