Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Immunoglobulin D,Serum- IgD

Test Name: Immunoglobulin D,Serum- IgD
Alternate Name(s): IgD
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: 5 mL Gold top Vacutainer tube

Pediatric:
0-2 yrs: Red 0.5pk.
2-10 yrs: 2 mL Red top
Collection Information: Minimum volume of serum required is 0.2 mL

Lipemic or hemolysed samples are unsuitable for analysis.

Test available to LHSC/SJH physicians only.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Referred out as required
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
10 days
Stat
N/A
 
Reference Range: 7.7-132.1 mg/L
Effective Date: 2010-03-12
Revised Date: 2015-01-28
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing: Lipemic or hemolysed samples are unsuitable for analysis.
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Nephelometry
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Store samples at 2-8 degrees Celsius for up to 48 hours. Store specimen at -20 degrees Celsius if longer storage is required.

Intercity:
Ship frozen on ice packs.
System Codes: 
Cerner
IGD
 
Referred To: Laboratory Reference Centre
Hamilton General Hospital
Core Lab - Level 1
237 Barton Street East
Hamilton, ON
L8L 2X2

Tel: 905-577-1477

Questions? Comments? Contact Laura Gopaul