IgG Subclasses

Sample type: Serum

Test name: IgG Subclasses

Special precautions & notes: Large variations with age. IgG2 most common subclass deficiency (often associated with IgA deficiency ). IgG2 is important in the poor response to encapsulated bacteria. Deficiency results in recurrent respiratory infections.

Reference range: Age related (g/L) - See document below.

Container: Serum (Gold top)

Ideal volume (mL): 2 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? No

Discipline: Immunology

Turnaround time: 7 days