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Test ID BLOD0175 Immunoglobulin D (IgD), Serum

Useful For

Providing information on the humoral immune status


Identifying an IgD monoclonal gammopathy

Specimen Type


Ordering Guidance

To distinguish between polyclonal and monoclonal IgD, order PEISO / Protein Electrophoresis and Isotype, Serum.

Specimen Required

Supplies: Sarstedt 5 mL Aliquot Tube (T914)

Patient Preparation: Fasting preferred but not required

Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge and aliquot serum into plastic vial.

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis OK
Gross lipemia Reject
Gross icterus OK
Heat-activated specimen Reject

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days
  Frozen  28 days
  Ambient  21 days

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Report Available

2 to 4 days

Method Name


Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information


Reporting Name

Immunoglobulin D (IgD), S

Reference Values

≤10 mg/dL

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved, or is exempt by the US Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

Secondary ID

Sanford Laboratories - Fargo Additional Information:


Result Code Result Code Description
2227 IGD