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Laboratory Medicine

Test Directory / IgG Subclasses

IgG Subclasses

Brown clotted serum, gel barrier

TestIgG Subclasses
Common AbbreviationsIGGS
Tube typeBrown clotted serum, gel barrier
Clinical IndicationIgG subclass deficiency is one of the most common primary antibody deficiencies in both paediatric age groups and adults presenting with recurrent infections (most commonly sinopulmonary infections). Other associations include other primary immunodeficiencies, atopic disorders, chronic airway diseases and autoimmunity.
Specimen TypeBlood
Sample typeSerum
Minimum Volume0.5mL
Special PrecautionsNo special requirements
StabilityContact Referral Laboratory
Turnaround Time7 days
LaboratoryProtein Reference Unit PO BOX 894 Sheffield S5 7YT 0114 226 9196
Reference IntervalContact Referral Laboratory
LimitationsContact Referral Laboratory
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