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Neonatal IgG

General information

Specimen transport: At room temperature or on ice pack

Repeat frequency: At significant change of clinical symptoms

Special precautions: None

Laboratory information

Normal reference range: See age-related IgG reference ranges

Volume and sample type: 1ml clotted blood

Method: Nephelometry

Turnaround time (calendar days from sample receipt to authorised result): Median - 2, 95th percentile - 5

Clinical information

Indications for the test: "TORCH" group of infections

Factors affecting the test: Transient neonatal hypogammaglobulinaemia


(Last updated October 7th 2014)