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Test ID: SUBIF    
Immunoglobulin G (IgG) Subtypes Immunofluorescence, Tissue

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Determining the subclass of IgG antibody found in renal immunofluorescent panel and determining if the deposits are monoclonal or monotypic

Clinical Information Discusses physiology, pathophysiology, and general clinical aspects, as they relate to a laboratory test

IgG subtypes are helpful in confirming some disease processes affecting the kidney.

Interpretation Provides information to assist in interpretation of the test results

Staining intensity is graded as negative (0), weak (trace, 1+), moderate (2+) and strong (3+) and will be reported as such when not accompanied by a pathology consultation request.

Cautions Discusses conditions that may cause diagnostic confusion, including improper specimen collection and handling, inappropriate test selection, and interfering substances

No significant cautionary statements

Clinical Reference Recommendations for in-depth reading of a clinical nature

Hemminger J, Nadasdy G, Satoskar A, Brodsky SV, Nadasdy T: IgG subclass staining in routine renal biopsy material. Am J Surg Pathol. 2016 May;40(5):617-626

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test