Immunoglobulin D
Label Mnemonic: IGD
Epic Lab Code: LAB3405
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Serum
Collection Medium:
Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)
Minimum:
Preferred Minimum: 1 mL
Absolute Minimum: 0.5 mL
Rejection Criteria:
Lipemic or hemolyzed specimens
Turn Around Time:
1-4 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
Less than or equal to 15.3 mg/dL
Test Limitations:
IgD is one of the five classes of immunoglobulin. IgD is mainly found on the surface of B-cells and may help regulate B-cell function. The function of circulating IgD is unknown, but it likely serves as an early B-cell antigen receptor.
Methodology:
Quantitative Nephelometry
CPT Code:
82784