Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
IgM

CMH Lab Section
Immunology

Specimen Requirements
1 ml of blood in a red top w/ yellow ring gel tube

Availability
Routine
testing run Monday-Friday

Turn Around Time
24-72 hours

Processing Instructions
centrifuge and refrigerate serum

Methodology
Immage Nephelometry

Ranges

Age

Units = mg/dl

0 – 14 days

6 – 24

14 days – 1 mo

19 – 83

1 – 3 months

16 – 100

3 – 6 months

23 – 103

6 – 9 months

32 – 120

9 months – 1yr

39 – 142

1 – 2 years

41 – 164

2 – 3 years

46 – 160

3 – 4 years

45 – 190

4 – 6 years

41 – 186

6 – 12 years

46 – 230

> 12 years

53 – 334



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