Immunoglobulin D, Serum
0099200
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
IGD
Methodology
Quantitative Nephelometry
Performed
Mon, Wed, Fri
Reported
1-4 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
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Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Serum separator tube.  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Contaminated, hemolyzed, or severely lipemic specimens.  
Remarks
  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 1 month  
Reference Interval
Less than or equal to 15.3 mg/dL  
Interpretive Data
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. IgD likely serves as an early B-cell antigen receptor, however, the function of the circulating IgD is largely unknown.  
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
82784
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0099200Immunoglobulin D
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Aliases
  • IgD
  • IgD, Total by Nephelometry
  • Immunoglobulin D