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ID:368 Anti-IgA Antibodies
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DescriptionPossible cause of transfusion reactions in IgA deficient patients.
IndicationBlood product (including IVIg) reactions in IgA deficient patients i.e. patients with a complete absence of IgA.
Additional InfoThe assay detects IgM and IgG anti-IgA but not IgE anti-IgA antibodies.
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna

InterpretationPresence of anti-IgA Ab may be associated with risk of transfusion related reactions in rare cases (1 in 15 million).

Ref. Range (Male)negative/positive
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notesnegative/positive (witht titre)
Units - Not Defined -


IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT28 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT28 days
Turnround CommentNA
Originally edited by : BD. Last edited on 14/09/2018 14:18:29. Published By AM on 14/09/2017 14:18:29.