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Test Name:
IgG Subclass 2

  • TMF No:
  • Performance Lab Name:
    TMF Chemistry and Immunoassays
  • Test Mnemonic:
  • CPT Code:
  • Also Known As:
    Immunoglobin G Subclass 2; IgG2
  • Ordering Guidance:
    A second order test for evaluation of selected patients with humoral or combined immunodeficiency. Also useful in some patients with hypogammaglobulinemia and those with possible immunodeficiency and normal total IgG levels.
  • Spec Collect:
    Gold top (SST) or Red top (serum) tube. Mix by inverting tube 5 times.
  • Spec Process:
    Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Centrifuge to separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to a screw-capped plastic transport tube. (Min: 0.45 mL)
  • Spec Store Transport:
  • Spec Stability:
    After separation from cells:
    Room temperature: 2 hours
    Refrigerated: 8 days
    Frozen: 6 months
  • Methodology:
    Quantitative Nephelometry
  • Day Run:
    Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri
  • Time Run:
    8:00 am
  • Time Reported:
    5:00 pm
  • Test Type: