Anti-IgA

Alphabetical Test listing

Anti-IgA-994

  
Anti-IgA
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
Anti-Immunoglobulin A
  

For the evaluation of patients with recurrent infection for the possibility of IgA deficiency (IgAD).

Patients with IgA deficiency may develop antibodies against IgA that make them susceptible to adverse (anaphylactic) reactions to blood products including intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg).

  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.1 mL
  

Immediatley following collection, mix sample by gently inverting 5 times

  
  1. Allow specimen to clot for a minimum of 30 minutes
  2. Spin within two (2) hours of sample collection
  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

 

  
  
  1. Allow specimen to clot
  2. Spin
  3. Transfer serum to a Transfer vial/tube with cap - 12mL (LabCorp), lablled as serum, within two (2) hours of sample collection
  
  

Ambient (preferred) - 1 week

Refrigerated - 1 week

Frozen - >2 weeks

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis (some procedures)
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)
  
Viracor Eurofins (2107) via LabCorp (009985): R-NX
  
10 days
  

Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

  

<99 U/mL (Normal, healthy individuals who do not have anti-IgA antibodies).

The reportable range is 16-1000 U/mL.

  
83520
  
10/12/2021
  
10/12/2021