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Test Code 452 Immunoglobulin G (IgG)

Additional Codes

MLAB: IGG

PowerChart: IgG Gammaglobulin

Epic: LAB71 IGG

MA Cerner: IgG.

Test Method

Immuno-Turbidimetric Method; Beckman DXC600/DXC880i

Specimen Requirement

1 mL of serum required.

Additional Specimen Collection Information

Collect blood in a red-top or serum gel (SST) tube. Serum should be separated from contact with the cells within 2 hours of collection. Specimens not centrifuged within 4 hours of collection may be rejected. Refrigerate the specimen if unable to assay within 8 hours of collection. If samples are stored from more than 48 hours they should be frozen at -15 - 20 C. Samples with >3+ lipemia will be rejected.

Performance

Testing is performed Monday through Sunday.

Routine: Typically 4 hours after the specimen arrives at testing site.

Expedite/STAT: Typically 1 hour after the specimen arrives at testing site.

Reference Values

0 - <5 months: 100-334 mg/dL

5 - <9 months: 164-588 mg/dL

9 - <15 months: 246-904 mg/dL

15 - <24 months: 313-1170 mg/dL

2 - <4 years: 295-1156 mg/dL

4 - <7 years: 386-1470 mg/dL

7 - <10 years: 462-1682 mg/dL

10 - <13 years: 503-1719 mg/dL

13 - <16 years: 509-1580 mg/dL

16 - <18 years: 487-1327 mg/dL

≥ 18 years: 767-1590 mg/dL

CPT Code Information

82784 Chemistry: Gammaglobulin (immunoglobulin); IgA, IgD, IgG, IgM, each

Useful For

Detecting or monitoring of monoclonal gammopathies and immune deficiencies

LOINC Code Information

2465-3 IgG [Mass/Volume] In Serum Or Plasma