IgG Subclasses, Serum

Additional Info:
Includes IgG 1, 2, 3, 4, and Total IgG

Useful For:
Measurement of IgG subclasses may be helpful in the management and understanding of immunodeficiency diseases, hypersensitivity states, and conditions involving susceptibility to infection.

Methodology: Nephelometry

Specimen Requirements: 1 yellow-top SST tube (minimum: 2.0 mL of serum) drawn following an overnight (8-10 hour) fast. Centrifuge SST 30 minutes after draw. Refrigerate specimen after collection.

NOTE: Hemolyzed and lipemic specimens are not acceptable.

Analytical Time:
2 days

Days Set Up: Monday through Saturday

CPT Information:
82787 – x 4 immunoglobulin subclass (1,2,3,4)
82784 – IgG