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540: IgA, Saliva Print View
IgA Saliva RID  25 - 168  mg/L 

PRIMARY
1 Saliva (Saliv. Col. Tube) 3 (0.1) mL   Frozen - 3 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Secretory IgA is composed of approximately equal concentrations of IgA1 and IgA2. Secretory IgA is responsible for binding antigens at the mucosal surface which will inhibit microorganisms from binding to epithelial cell surfaces. The quantitation of salivary IgA is useful in investigating recurrent upper respiratory infections in children.

Fasting is not required but no eating or drinking 30 minutes prior to
specimen collection.
Setup Schedule
Monday

Reported (Analytical Time)
3 days

CPT Code
82784

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Reject Criteria: Sputum and very viscous specimens; gross lipemia; grossly icteric Transport Temperature: Refrigerated






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