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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

Days and Times Performed

Test performed daily

Reference Ranges

IMMUNOGLOBULIN M (IgM)
Age Males Females Units
0 - 12 months 0 - 145 0 - 145 mg/dL
1 - 3 years 19 - 146 19 - 146 mg/dL
4 - 6 years 24 - 210 24 - 210 mg/dL
7 - 9 years 31 - 208 31 - 208 mg/dL
10 - 11 years 31 - 179 31 - 179 mg/dL
12 - 13 years 35 - 239 35 - 239 mg/dL
14 - 15 years 15 - 188 15 - 188 mg/dL
16 - 19 years 23 - 259 23 - 259 mg/dL
20 years+ 40 - 230 40 - 230 mg/dL

 

CPT Code

82784

EMR Interface Order Code

47600