Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Order Display Name: Geisinger Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

IGD, SERUM

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2514         Geisinger Epic ID: 20418

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL aliquot of serum; minimum 0.5 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow to clot. Centrifuge 10 minutes at 3000 rpm. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 8 hours. Refrigerated: 1 week. Frozen: 3 weeks.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
< 179 mg/L
CPT code(s):
82784
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Immunoglobulin D
Methodology:
Nephelometry
Synonyms:
IMMD, Immunoglobuin D
Quest test code 6042
Clinical significance:
IgD (molecular weight 185 kD) is one of the 5 classes of human immunoglobulins. IgD accounts for less than 1% of the total plasma immunoglobulins. Very high serum IgD concentrations can be found in multiple myeloma patients. Raised levels are also found in hyperimmunoglobulinemia IgD syndrome (HIDS).

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