IMMUNOGLOBULIN M
IgM


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CLINICAL SIGNIFICANCE
Antibodies consist of γ-globulin proteins, and are called immunoglobulins. Immunoglobulin M (IgM) is mainly responsible for the blood ABO and RF categorization. Increased IgM levels are observed in macroglobulinemia, rheumatoid arthritis, brucellosis, lymphosarcoma, other autoimmune diseases, viral or bacterial infections, malaria. Reduced IgM levels are observed in agammaglobulinemia, lymphoid hyperplasia, leukemia, amyloidosis.
CHARACTERISTICS

Form: Liquid ready-to-use
Shelf life: 24 months @ 2-8 C
On-Board Stability: 60 days
Sample: Human serum
Detection limit: 8 mg/dL
Linearity: 11-400 mg/dL


Packaging
For Use On
MEDILYZER
EX-OLYMPUS
GENERAL PURPOSE
SIEMENS ADVIA
Packaging
4x40 Tests & 4x90 Tests
4x25 Tests & 4x100 Tests
R1 3x100, R2 75
4x80 Tests & 4x150 Tests