IgG, Anti-IgA Antibodies
Label Mnemonic: ANTIA
Epic Lab Code: LAB3411
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:
1 mL serum in red top tube
Delivery Instructions:
Deliver to laboratory immediately after collection.
Turn Around Time:
5-8 business days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
Reported in U/mL. Normal, healthy individuals who do not have anti-IgA antibodies contain <99 U/mL. The reportable range is 16-1000 U/mL.
Comments:
Clinical Utility
For the evaluation of patients with recurrent infection for the possibility of IgA deficiency (IgAD). Patients with IgA deficiency may develop antibodies against IgA that make them susceptible to adverse reactions to blood products including intravenous immunoglobulin.
Methodology:
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
CPT Code:
83520