Lab Test : Immunoglobulin A

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Alternate:IgA; Quantitative IgA
Includes:N/A
Department:Chemistry
Phone:(937) 641-3428
SQ Code:IGA
Available:Daily, 24 hours.
Turnaround:Routine 3 hours; Stat 30 minutes.
Specimen:Blood
Volume:0.2 mL
Container:Green top tube
Temperature:Room temperature
Rejection:N/A
Normal:See appendix.
Uses:IgA is decreased in immune deficient states, protein losing conditions, non IgA myelomas, and infancy. IgA is increased in myelomas, cirrhosis, chronic infections, and chronic liver disease.
Limitations:N/A
Method:Turbidimetric
 

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