Immunofixation (IFE) and Protein Electrophoresis, 24-Hour Urine
84156; 84166; 86335
Bence Jones Protein Identification, 24-Hour Urine
Globulins, 24-Hour Urine
IFE/Protein Electrophoresis, 24-Hour Urine
Myeloma Proteins, 24-Hour Urine
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.
12-mL plastic transport tube without preservative
Collect 24-hour urine; mix well.