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Test Code 4776 IgA, Quantitative, Serum

Specimen Containers and Fixatives

Gold Top Tube (SST)

 

For add-on testing, refer to link below for acceptable tube types:

Acceptable Tube Types for Chemistry Tests

Specimen Required

NorthShore Lab Services: draw 1.3 mL (0.8 min) blood, centrifuge and submit 0.5 mL (0.3 min) refrigerated serum.

Hospital setting: submit 1.3 mL (0.8 min) blood.

 

For sample stability, refer to the link below:

Sample Stability Chart for Chemistry Analytes

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Immunology

Monday – Friday, 3 days

Reference Values

Units are mg/dL

0 – 1 year: 0 – 83

1 – 3 years: 20 – 100

4 – 6 years: 27 – 195

7 – 9 years: 34 – 305

10 – 11 years: 53 – 204

12 – 13 years: 58 – 358

14 – 15 years: 47 – 249

16 – 19 years: 61 – 348

>19 years: 85 – 499

Method Name

Nephelometry

CPT Code Information

82784

LOINC Code Information

2458-8