Immunoglobulin A

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: IGA
POE DESCRIPTION: IMMUNOGLOBULIN A; IGA
DAYS PERFORMED:

Daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME:

8 hours

CONTAINER TYPE:

Red top tube - 4 mL  and SST tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

4 mL blood (2.0 mL serum)

REJECTION CRITERIA:

Gross Hemolysis, Grossly lipemic

MINIMUM VOLUME: 1 mL blood (0.5 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE:

 

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METHODOLOGY:

Immunoturbidimetric

TEST SYNONYM(S):IgA; Quantitative IgA