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Immunoglobulin A (IgA)

Mint Green Plasma Separator Tube

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB73
EPIC Order   IGA
CPT Code(s)   82784
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   Routine: 30; Stat: 888
Specimen Routine: 2 mL blood/Li Heparin plasma separator tube/Mint Green top. Also acceptable serum (Gold SST / Red Top Tube)
  micro: 300 µL blood/mint green top bullet/gold top/red top
Stability
Unspun - 4 hrs
Spun/Separated, Room Temp - 24 hrs
Spun/Separated, Refrigerated - 7 days
Spun/Separated, Frozen - 4 weeks
Availability 24 hrs/day
Turnaround Time   STAT 1 hr; Routine 2 hrs
Reference Range Normal:
Serum IgA
Age Ranges (mg/dL)
0-4 months <2.0
4 months -1 year 3-82
1 - 7 years 24-235
7 - 12 years 10-140
12 - 19 years 57-243
>19 years 70-400
Reference Ranges effective 7/13/2021
Comments

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on July 13, 2021

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
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Chapel Hill, NC 27514