|Test||ISOAGGLUTININ TITER, ANTI-A, BLOOD|
|Description||Isoagglutinin production may vary in patients with certain pathologic conditions. Decreased levels of isoagglutinins may be seen in patients with acquired and congenital hypogammaglobulinemia and agammaglobulinemia. Some individuals with roundworm infections will have elevated levels of anti-A.|
|Specimen||Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s). (SERUM GEL TUBE IS NOT ACCEPTABLE). Spin down, separate serum from clot, and send BOTH clot and 5.0 mL (minimum: 2.0 mL) of serum refrigerated in separate vials.
NOTE: Include patient's blood type, age, and diagnosis.
|Reference Values||Interpretation depends on clinical setting.|
|Analytic Time||1 Day|
|Day(s) Test Set Up||Monday through Sunday|