Immunoglobulins (IgA, IgG, IgM), Quantitative
0050630
Ordering Recommendation
Initial test in the workup of immunoglobulin disorders. In adults and older children with suspected hypogammaglobulinemia, order in conjunction with serum protein electrophoresis and immunofixation.
Mnemonic
QNTIG
Methodology
Quantitative Nephelometry
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Serum separator tube or green (sodium or lithium heparin).  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.6 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Hemolyzed specimens.  
Remarks
  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient 8 hours; Refrigerated: 8 days; Frozen: 1 year (if frozen within 24 hours)  
Reference Interval
 
 
Test Number Components Reference Interval
0050340Immunoglobulin A  
 
0-​30 days: 1-​7 mg/dL
1 month: 1-​53 mg/dL
2 months: 3-​47 mg/dL
3 months: 5-​46 mg/dL
4 months: 4-​72 mg/dL
5 months: 8-​83 mg/dL
6 months: 8-​67 mg/dL
7-​8 months: 11-​89 mg/dL
9-​11 months: 16-​83 mg/dL
1 year: 14-​105 mg/dL
2 years: 14-​122 mg/dL
3 years: 22-​157 mg/dL
4 years: 25-​152 mg/dL
5-​7 years: 33-​200 mg/dL
8-​9 years: 45-​234 mg/dL
10 years and older: 68-​378 mg/dL
0050350Immunoglobulin G  
 
0-​ 30 days: 611-​1542 mg/dL             
1 month: 241-​870 mg/dL                         
2 months: 198-​577 mg/dL           
3 months: 169-​558 mg/dL                   
4 months: 188-​536 mg/dL                         
5 months: 165-​781 mg/dL                         
6 months: 206-​676 mg/dL                           
7-​8 months: 208-​868 mg/dL                       
9-​11 months: 282-​1026 mg/dL
1 year: 331-​1164 mg/dL
2 years: 407-​1009 mg/dL
3 years: 423-​1090 mg/dL
4 years: 444-​1187 mg/dL
5-​7 years: 608-​1229 mg/dL
8-​9 years: 584-​1509 mg/dL
10 years and older: 768-​1632 mg/dL
0050355Immunoglobulin M  
 
0-​30 days: 0-​24 mg/dL                     
1 month: 19-​83 mg/dL                               
2 months: 16-​100 mg/dL                         
3 months: 23-​85 mg/dL                               
4 months: 26-​96 mg/dL                             
5 months: 31-​103 mg/dL                           
6 months: 33-​97 mg/dL                               
7-​8 months: 32-​120 mg/dL                         
9-​11 months: 39-​142 mg/dL
1 year: 41-​164 mg/dL
2 years: 46-​160 mg/dL
3 years: 45-​190 mg/dL
4 years: 41-​186 mg/dL
5-​7 years: 46-​197 mg/dL
8-​9 years: 49-​230 mg/dL
10 years and older: 60-​263 mg/dL
Interpretive Data
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
82784 x3
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0050340Immunoglobulin A
0050350Immunoglobulin G
0050355Immunoglobulin M
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Aliases
  • IgA, IgG & IgM Quant
  • Gamma globulins, quantitative
  • IgA, IgG, IgM Quan
  • Immune competence
  • Immunoglobulins Quant
  • Quantitative immunoglobulins
  • Serum IgM Quant