A 49-year-old female asked:
Have lupus. being tested for possible autoimmune liver diseases. recent blood work showed immunoglobulin m elevated at 470 (range 26-217). ?
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Pathology 50 years experience
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, a single test like slightly elevated IgM is not meaningful. Lupus is a complicated illness and the individual needs to be treated, not a lab test result.
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Last updated Nov 12, 2016
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