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Test Code 5143 Immunoglobulin M (IgM), Serum

Performing Laboratory

Barnes-Jewish Hospital Laboratory

Methodology

Immunoturbidimetric

Literature Reference:

Package insert: Tina-quant IgM. Roche Corporation 10/2015

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

40-230 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 2° C to 8° C for up to 8 days. For longer storage or shipment, specimen should be frozen at -20° 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 M 2472-9