IMMUNOGLOBULIN D

Code
000.0000
Name
IMMUNOGLOBULIN D
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
IgD
CPT Codes
82784
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
44228
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Gold, SST

Volume

1.0 ml

Transport Info

Centrifuge and immediately transfer serum to separate plastic tube
Frozen

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Reference Range

Less than or equal to 15.3 mg/dL

Methodology

Nephelometry

Clinical Significance

IgD is one of the five classes of immunoglobulin. IgD is mainly found on the surface of B-cells and may help regulate B-cell function. IgD likely serves as an early B-cell antigen receptor, however, the function of the circulating IgD is largely unknown.

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