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ID:846 IgD
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DescriptionImmunoglobuln D is mostly found as the membrane bound form and has an unknown function.
IndicationThe detection of raised levels in Hyperimmunoglobulin D syndrome (HIDS) was the original indication for measuring IgD.
Additional InfoMeasurement of IgD is of limited value and should only be used in the investigation of HIDS. Requesting IgD requires prior discussion with the Consultant Immunologists.
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
InterpretationHigh levels of serum IgD are associated with HIDS but have been also reported to be increased in other hereditary auto-inflammatory syndrome (FMF, TRAPS), malignancies and infectious diseases therefore the measurement of IgD is of limited value.

DepartmentClinical Immunology
TubeSerum Gel
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsOnly available following discussion with the Consultant Immunologists
Min. Vol 2 mL

Ref. Range (Male)
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notes2-100
IP Acute TAT- Not Defined -
IP Routine TAT28 days
GP Acute TAT- Not Defined -
GP Routine TAT28 days
Turnround CommentNA

Originally edited by : BD. Review due on 14/09/2018 14:29:12. Published By AM on 14/09/2017 14:29:12.