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Test Code 4778 IgM, 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 blood.

 

For sample stability, refer to the link below:

Sample Stability Chart for Chemistry Analytes

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Immunology

Monday – Friday, 24 hours

Reference Values

Units are mg/dL

0 – 1 year: 0 – 145

1 – 3 years: 19 – 146

4 – 6 years: 24 – 210

7 – 9 years: 31 – 208

10 – 11 years: 31 – 179

12 – 13 years: 35 – 239

14 – 15 years: 15 – 188

16 – 19 years: 23 – 259

>19 years: 35 – 242

Method Name

Nephelometry

CPT Code Information

82784

LOINC Code Information

2472-9