Immunofixation (IFE) and Protein Electrophoresis, Random Urine

Test ID: 


CPT code:

86335, 84166, 84156


Bence Jones Protein Identification, Random Urine

Globulins, Random Urine

Myeloma Proteins, Random Urine

Urine Immunofixation for Myeloma Proteins

Clinical Use:

Characterize 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; work up monoclonal gammopathy (M-spike)

Specimen Type:

Urine (random)

Requested Volume: 

30-mL aliquot

Minimum Volume: 

11-mL aliquot

Container Type: 

12-mL plastic transport tube without preservative


Collect first morning urine; mix well.

Storage Instructions:


Rejection Criteria

Preservative added

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