Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: March 23, 2019 @ 9:13 am

2779

Protein Electrophoresis Follow Up, Serum

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • This test is for the continued monitoring of previously identified M-spikes and/or other abnormalities. If abnormalities are still present, no reflex to Immunofixation will occur.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
Stability:Ambient: 8 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:
  • 84155
  • 84165
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 1044 - PROTEIN
  • 2441 - % ALBUMIN
  • 2427 - ALBUMIN
  • 2442 - % ALPHA 1
  • 2428 - ALPHA 1
  • 2443 - % ALPHA 2
  • 2429 - ALPHA 2
  • 2444 - % BETA
  • 2430 - BETA
  • 2445 - % GAMMA
  • 2425 - GAMMA
  • 5883 - INTERP
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