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Test ID IGA Immunoglobulin A (IgA), Serum

Useful For

Detection or monitoring of IgA monoclonal gammopathies and IgA-related immune deficiencies

Method Name

Nephelometry

Reporting Name

Immunoglobulin A (IgA), S

Specimen Type

Serum


Ordering Guidance


Cascade testing is recommended for celiac disease. Cascade testing ensures that testing proceeds in an algorithmic fashion. The following cascades are available; select the appropriate one for your specific patient situation.

-CDCOM / Celiac Disease Comprehensive Cascade: complete testing including HLA DQ

-CDSP / Celiac Disease Serology Cascade: complete testing excluding HLA DQ

-CDGF / Celiac Disease Gluten-Free Cascade: for patients already adhering to a gluten-free diet

To order individual tests, see Celiac Disease Diagnostic Testing Algorithm in Special Instructions.



Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 1 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days
  Frozen  28 days
  Ambient  14 days

Reference Values

0-<5 months: 7-37 mg/dL

5-<9 months: 16-50 mg/dL

9-<15 months: 27-66 mg/dL

15-<24 months: 36-79 mg/dL

2-<4 years: 27-246 mg/dL

4-<7 years: 29-256 mg/dL

7-<10 years: 34-274 mg/dL

10-<13 years: 42-295 mg/dL

13-<16 years: 52-319 mg/dL

16-<18 years: 60-337 mg/dL

≥18 years: 61-356 mg/dL

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

82784

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
IGA Immunoglobulin A (IgA), S 2458-8

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
IGA Immunoglobulin A (IgA), S 2458-8

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved, or is exempt by the US Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

Report Available

1 to 3 days

NY State Approved

Yes

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Gastroenterology and Hepatology Client Test Request (T728) with the specimen.