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IgA, serum

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code IGA
Performed by Immunology
In House Availability Monday-Friday (day shift)
Method Rate Nephelometry
Container type Gold top
Amount to Collect 1 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 0.5 mL serum
Min. Volume 0.3 mL serum
UCSF Rejection Criteria Lipemic samples
Processing notes Refrigerate
Units mg/dL
Normal range
Cord blood 1-4 mg/dL
1 month 1-53 mg/dL
2 months 3-47 mg/dL
3 months 5-46 mg/dL
4 months 4-73 mg/dL
5 months 8-84 mg/dL
6 months 8-68 mg/dL
7-9 months 11-90 mg/dL
10-12 months 16-84 mg/dL
1-3 years 14-159 mg/dL
4-5 years 25-154 mg/dL
6-10 years 33-236 mg/dL
> 10 years 89-581 mg/dL
Synonyms Alpha chain
Turn around times 1-3 days
Additional information Pediatric reference ranges from: Pediatric Clinical Chemistry, Reference (Normal) Values. 3rd ed. 1989 AACC Press, Washington, D.C.

See also Anti-IgA.
CPT coding 82784
LOINC code 2458-8
Last Updated 1/30/2013 11:43:23 AM
Entry Number 551
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