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Test Code IGM Immunoglobulin M (IgM)

Collection Container

Serum gel

Specimen Required

Serum

Other Acceptable Specimen Types

Heparinized or EDTA plasma

Specimen Volume

1 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

0.2 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Room temperature: 2 months Refrigerated: 4 months, Frozen: 6
months

Methodology

Immunoturbidimetric

Reference Ranges

Male and female:
0-12 months: 0-145 mg/dL
1-3 years: 19-146 mg/dL
4-6 years: 24-210 mg/dL
7-9 years: 31-208 mg/dL
10-11 years: 31-179 mg/dL
12-13 years: 35-239 mg/dL
14-15 years: 15-188 mg/dL
16-19 years: 23-259 mg/dL
20 years+: 40-230 mg/dL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Test performed daily

CPT Code

82784

Units of Measure

mg/dL