Anti-IgA Antibodies, IgG Class

Last Modified: 7/18/2016 7:51:15 AM

Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial
Collection Instructions: Testing is due to a transfusion reaction, the specimen should be drawn approximately a minimum of 10 days after the reaction. Testing performed on serum drawn immediately after a reaction may be falsely negative as transfused IgA may deplete anti-IgA antibodies. 
Minimum Volume: 0.4 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 1 week ambient
1 week Refrigerated
2 weeks Frozen
Reference Range:

Normal, healthy individuals who do not have anti-IgA antibodies contain <99 U/mL. 
The reportable range is 16-1000 U/mL

Methodology: Elisa using human polyclonal IgA coupled to the solid phase
Clinical Significance:

For the evaluation of patient with recurrent infection for the possibility of IgA deficiency (IgAD). Patient with IgA deficiency may develop antibodies against IgA that make them suseptible to blood products including intravenous immunoglobulin.

Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 5 to 7 days
Days Performed: Thursday
Sites Performed: Eurofins (Previously Viracor)
PHL Test Code: MSOT
EPIC Test Code:
Send Out Test Code: 2107
Alternate Test Names: Anti-IgA; Anti-IgA Ab, IgG, S; Anti-IgA Antibody; Anti-Immunoglobulin A; IgA (Immunoglobulin A) Antibodies; IgA Antibodies - IgG, Anti-IgA Antibodies; IgG, Anti-IgA Antibodies; Immunoglobulin A (IgA) Antibodies
CPT Coding: 83520

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