IgG

Test investigation

IgG

Laboratory offering test

NNUH

Units

g/L

Also known as/Frequency of test

Immunoglobulins, Igs, IgG, IgA, IgM, Myeloma screen

Indications

Immunoglobulin levels are measured in the investigation of lymphoprolferative disorders and primary immunodeficiency. Poly clonal IgG is common in Chronic infection (HIV) liver disease and systemic autoimmune disease. Levels can be low where there is protein loss (gut/renal) or impaired production (myeloma/PID)

Sample type

Serum

Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD

2 working days