Isohemagglutinin Titer, IgG & IgM
2000280
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
IRL ISO MG
Methodology
Hemagglutination
Performed
Mon-Fri
Reported
1-3 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Plain red, lavender (EDTA), or pink (K2EDTA).  
Specimen Preparation
Do not freeze. Transport 14 mL whole blood. (Min: 6 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Separator or gel tubes.  
Remarks
  
Stability
Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
Normals are not applicable.  
Interpretive Data
 
Note
 Isohemagglutinin titers contain both IgM and IgG. Both IgG and IgM titers will be performed for this test. If only IgM or IgG titer is desired, order Isohemagglutinin Titer, IgG (2000271) or Isohemagglutinin Titer, IgM (2000270). Specimens are screened for antibodies; if positive, an antibody panel will be performed. Titers will be performed as indicated for specific blood groups. Additional charges will apply to antibody identification and titer testing.
CPT Code(s)
86900; if blood type is A add: 86941 x2; if blood type is B, add: 86941 x2; if blood type is O, add: 86941 x2; 86941 x2. If blood type is AB, no additional titers will be performed.
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
2000288ABO Group ISO Interp
2000289Anti A Titer IgM ISO
2000290Anti B Titer IgM ISO
2000295Anti A Titer IgG ISO
2000296Anti B Titer IgG ISO
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Aliases
  • Anti-A & B Titer
  • Isohemagglutinin Titer Anti-A
  • Isohemagglutinin Titer Anti-B