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Test Code 5142 Immunoglobulin A (IgA), Serum

Performing Laboratory

Barnes-Jewish Hospital Laboratory

Methodology

Immunoturbidimetric

Literature Reference:

Package insert: Tina-quant IgA. Roche Corporation. 07/2015.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Plasma
Container/Tube: Mint green top
Specimen Volume: Full tube

 

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday
Turnaround Time:
STAT: not available
Routine: results available 2-4 hours of receipt. 

Reference Values

70-400 mg/dL

Literature References:

Tietz Fundamentals of Clinical Chemistry, 5th Edition, Editors: Burtis CA and Ashwood ER, Chapter 21, p. 545. W.B. Saunders Company, 2014

Test Classification and CPT Coding

82784

Additional Information

For BJH Laboratory Use Only

Alternate Tube:  Plain red top, full
Analyte Stability:

Store serum at 2o C to 8o C for up to 8 days. For longer storage or shipment, specimen should be frozen at -20 o C.

Laboratory Processing Instructions:

Test performed in BJH Core Lab.  Processed by automated line for delivery to the Cobas 8000. Completed specimens are stored refrigerated for 5 days.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Ambient

LOINC Code Information

Name LOINC Code
Immunoglobulin A 2458-8