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IgA Deficiency Panel

Test Code: 403107P

Tests included in this Panel

Cpt Code:

82784 (x1) 83520 (x1)

Clinical Utility

For the evaluation of patients with recurrent infection for the possibility of IgA deficiency (IgAD). Patients with IgA deficiency may develop antibodies against IgA that make them susceptible to adverse reactions to blood products including intravenous immunoglobulin. IgAD has also been reported to progress to Common Variable Immunodeficiency (CVID).

Procedure

see individual test information

Turnaround Time

8 business days from receipt of specimen

Specimen Information

serum

NY approved. 2 mL serum, no special shipping requirements.

Stability
2 days ambient
2 weeks refrigerated
> 2 weeks frozen

 

Disclaimer

Specimens are approved for testing in New York only when indicated in the Specimen Information field above.

The CPT codes provided are based on Viracor-IBT's interpretation of the American Medical Association's Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes and are provided for general informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Questions regarding coding should be addressed to your local Medicare carrier. Viracor-IBT assumes no responsibility for billing errors due to reliance on the CPT codes illustrated in this material.

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