Immunoglobulin M

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: IGM
POE DESCRIPTION: IMMUNOGLOBIN M; IGM
DAYS PERFORMED:

Everyday

TURNAROUND TIME: 1-4 days
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:

See table

METHODOLOGY:

Immunoturbidimetric

TEST SYNONYM(S):IgM; Quantitative IgM