Test Overview
Test Methodology

Nephelometry

Test Usage

To evaluate humoral immunity and monitor therapy in B cell neoplasms, particularly myeloma.

Reference Range *

Cord blood (age <1 mos): 610 - 1540 mg/dL, age 1 mos: 240 - 870 mg/dL, age 2-5 mos: 170 - 670 mg/dL, age 6-9 mos: 210 - 870 mg/dL, age 10-11 mos: 280 - 1030 mg/dL, age 1 yr: 330 - 1160 mg/dL, age 2-3 yrs: 405 - 1160 mg/dL, age 4-5 yrs: 440 - 1190 mg/dL, age 6-150 yrs: 620 - 1520 mg/dL.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

8 hours

Soft Order Code
IGG
MiChart Code
IgG
Synonyms
  • IgG
  • Quantitative IgG
  • IMMUNOGLOBULIN G
Laboratory
Chemical Pathology
Section
Immunopathology
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate. Store at 2-8°C up to 8 days.
Samples may be frozen at -20°C or below for up to 3 months if they are frozen within 24 hours after collection.

Alternate Specimen
Red top
Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.3 mL serum
Billing
CPT Code
82784
Fee Code
21987
NY State Approved
No