Intravenous Immune Globulin

Test Name:   Intravenous Immune Globulin
Alternate Name (s):    
Laboratory Module:   BBK
Ordering Mnemonic:   IVIG
Specimen Type:   

Product - No specimen Required

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Collection Information:    
Test Schedule:  


Turnaround Time:   Routine Stat / Urgent


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Critical Values:    
Lab Process Notes :   Available in 2.5, 5.0 and 10.0 gm doses. Physician MUST request total grams required

1. Physician MUST complete the IVIG Request form (located on the main page, under forms)

2. Fax/send to the Laboratory for approval

3. Order Enter the request in Meditech

4. Transfusion Services Technologist or Pathologist will confirm dosage and assign the product.


Storage & Transport:   Stored at 1 - 6oC in the Transfusion Services fridge

Transported immediately to unit when issued for transfusion. Once entered the vial must be transfused within 4hours.

No Patient Testing Required.

Test Referred to :    on Site


Updated August 20, 2013 ll


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