IMMUNOGLOBULIN G SUBCLASSES (1, 2, 3, 4)

Mnemonic

IGGSC

Synonym

Gamma-Globulins, Quantitative - IgG  1, 2, 3, 4 - IgG Subclasses - Subclasses, IgG

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum or Plasma, one gold (SST) or green (sodium or lithium heparin) top tube

Handling

Separate serum from cells ASAP.

Preferred Volume

2.00 mL

Minimum Volume

0.45 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 2 hours; Refrigerated: 8 days; Frozen: 6 months

Testing Information

Performed

Mon - Sat

Reported

1-3 days

Method

Nephelometry

Referral Lab

ARUP (50577)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.
Age related ranges.

CPT Codes

82787 (X4)

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:16 AM