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Total IgM

Test Code: 4

Cpt Code:

82784 (x1)

Clinical Utility

Measurement of human IgG, IgA, and IgM in clinical specimens aids in the diagnosis of abnormal protein metabolism, autoimmune disease, and immunodeficiency.

Procedure

Nephelometry using specific antiserum to IgM. The assay calibrators are referenced to the BCR470 reference material. This test has been cleared or approved for diagnostic use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Assay Range

 

Age Reference Range
0 - 3 month 15 - 108
4 - 6 month 15 - 108
7 - 12 month 42 - 236
1 year 42 - 236
2 year 49 - 196
3 - 5 year 49 - 196
6 - 8 year 49 - 257
9 - 11 year 49 - 257
12 - 16 year 44 - 237
17 - 99 year 44 - 247

 

Causes For Rejection

Lipemic samples may lead to rejection

Turnaround Time

2-3days

Specimen Information

serum - NY approved. 1 mL, ambient, no special shipping requirements.

Stability
8 days refrigerated
>8 days may freeze (only once)

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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