Immunofixation (IFE) and Protein Electrophoresis, 24-Hour Urine

Test ID: 

706629

CPT code:

84156; 84166; 86335

Synonyms:

Bence Jones Protein Identification, 24-Hour Urine

Globulins, 24-Hour Urine

IFE/Protein Electrophoresis, 24-Hour Urine

Myeloma Proteins, 24-Hour Urine

Clinical Use:

Useful in characterizing the species of protein or proteins in cases of proteinuria. Techniques can identify albumin, γ globulin, γ globulin fragments (light chains, Bence Jones proteins). Of value in the study of monoclonal gammopathies, lymphoproliferative diseases, including lymphoma; special application to multiple myeloma, macroglobulinemia of Waldenström and amyloidosis. Monoclonal gammopathy (M spike) work-up.

Specimen Type:

Urine (24-hour)

Requested Volume: 

30-mL aliquot

Minimum Volume: 

11-mL aliquot

Container Type: 

12-mL plastic transport tube without preservative

Collection:

Collect 24-hour urine; mix well.

Storage Instructions:

Refrigerate.

Rejection Criteria

Preservative added

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