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Posted on Thu, 7 Mar 2019 in Blood Disorders
Question: Querying a bloot test result for serum immunoglobulins
i have an IgA reading of 4.2 g/l
Can you please define what the result may indicate
Answered by Dr. Hardik Sanghvi 32 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Your IgA level is slightly elevated.

Detailed Answer:


Ig A is an immunoglobulin. Its normal range in adult patients is 70 - 400 mg/dl.

Your Ig A level is 420 mg/dl (4.2g/L).

So it is slightly elevated.

Nothing to worry much about that.

It can be seen in liver disease, connective tissue disease, acute or chronic infection.

You have rheumatoid arthritis so its common to have a slightly high IgA level.

So nothing to worry about that. Just be relaxed.

Hope I have answered your question.

Wish you very good health.

Dr. Hardik Sanghvi, Hematologist
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