Laboratory Test Detail

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

2780

Protein Electrophoresis Follow Up, Urine

Specimen:Collect:
  • Timed Urine in Timed Urine Container

Also Acceptable:
  • Random Urine in Sterile Specimen Container
Submit:
  • 10 mL (Min:6 mL) Aliquot(s) Timed Urine in Sterile Specimen Container. Submit Refrigerated.

Also Acceptable:
  • 10 mL (Min:6 mL) Random Urine in Sterile Specimen Container. 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.
    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.
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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