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IgM, serum

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code IGM
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 6-25 mg/dL
1 months 20-87 mg/dL
2 months 17-105 mg/dL
3 months 24-89 mg/dL
4 months 27-101 mg/dL
5 months 33-108 mg/dL
6 months 35-102 mg/dL
7-9 months 34-126 mg/dL
10-12 months 41-149 mg/dL
1-3 years 43-200 mg/dL
4-5 years 43-196 mg/dL
6-10 years 48-242 mg/dL
> 10 years 39-333 mg/dL
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.
CPT coding 82784
LOINC code 2472-9
Last Updated 1/30/2013 11:43:25 AM
Entry Number 562
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