Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: January 19, 2019 @ 10:13 am

2141

Protein Electrophoresis, Urine with Reflex to Immunofixation

Specimen:Collect:
  • Timed Urine in Timed Urine Container

Also Acceptable:
  • Random Urine in Sterile Specimen Container
Submit:
  • 20 mL (Min:15 mL) Aliquot(s) Timed Urine . Submit Refrigerated.

Also Acceptable:
  • 20 mL (Min:15 mL) Random Urine . Submit Refrigerated.
Special Handling:
  • 24 HR Urine Collection Preferred
  • Keep Specimen Refrigerated During Collection
  • State Volume
  • Minimum volume may be insufficient if Total Protein level is low.

    Reflex to Immunofixation will occur on a new accession in the cases of Hypergammaglobulinemia, the presence of an M-spike(s) in the beta or gamma regions, Beta-2 density equal to or greater than beta-1 density, beta-gamma bridging, or per pathologist's indication. Additional charges will apply.
Stability:Ambient: 2 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 1 Week(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Colorimetric
  • Electrophoresis
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:2-5 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 84156
  • 84166
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 2129 - ALBUMIN
  • 2132 - ALPHA-1 GLOB.
  • 2134 - ALPHA-2 GLOB.
  • 2136 - BETA GLOB.
  • 2139 - GAMMA GLOB.
  • 2490 - VOLUME (ML)
  • 2491 - HRS OF COLLECTION
  • 5893 - INTERP
  • 1046 - PROTEIN, URINE
  • 2145 - CONCENTRATED
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