Specimen: 2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability (Room): 8 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 72 hrs
Stability (Frozen): 6 weeks
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 10 – 15 days
Usage: IgA constitutes 15% of gamma globulins in normal serum. Decreased levels are seen in patients with Congenital deficiencies. Monoclonal elevation of IgA is seen in Multiple myeloma & Primary Systemic Amyloidosis. This assay is useful for detection and monitoring of Monoclonal gammopathies and Primary or Secondary Immune deficiencies.
Disease: Immunodeficiency disorders
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required