Immunoglobulin D, IgD
Measurement of serum IgD can aid in the diagnosis of Hyper IgD
Syndrome (HIDS) and IgD myeloma.
Specimen transport: At room temperature
Repeat frequency: At significant change of
Special precautions: IgD has a relatively short
Samples should arrive in the lab within 24 hours or stored at
4°C if there is a delay in transport.
Normal reference range: 1.3-152.7 mg/L
Volume and sample type: 7ml clotted blood
Method: Radial Immunodiffusion
Turnaround time (calendar days from sample
receipt to authorised result): Median - 16, 95th percentile -
Indications for the test: Familial
Mediterranean Fever, underlying immunodeficiency.
Factors affecting the test: None
Clinical workstation reference: IgD
(Last updated October 7th