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  • Immunoglobulin M (IgM)

    Test Name:Immunoglobulin M (IgM)
    Epic Order Code:LAB72  
    CPT Code:82784
    Specimen(s) Type:Serum; 0.5 mL
    Acceptable Container(s):
    Testing Schedule:Monday - Friday
    Turn Around Time:STAT: NA  
     Routine: 1 - 3 days
    Collection Information:No special patient preparation is required. Obtain specimen by standard collection procedures.
    Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
    Reference Clients:If unable to deliver to the lab within 1 hour, centrifuge the specimen and remove serum from the red cells. Sample is stable at room temperature up to 2 months, at 2 - 8° C up to 4 months, and at -20° C up to 6 months.
    Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficent quantity, incorrect/delay in transport.
    Reference Range:Reference values according to CRM 470 Protein Standardization:
     0 - 1 yr: 0 - 145 mg/dL
     1 - 3 yrs: 19 - 146 mg/dL
     4 - 6 yrs: 24 - 210 mg/dL
     7 - 9 yrs: 31 - 208 mg/dL
     10 - 11 yrs: 31 - 179 mg/dL
     12 - 13 yrs: 35 - 239 mg/dL
     14 - 15 yrs: 15 - 188 mg/dL
     16 - 19 yrs: 23 - 259 mg/dL
     > 20 yrs: 40 - 230 mg/dL
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