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Last Updated: July 22, 2024 @ 9:13 am


Beta-2-Microglobulin, Urine

  • Random Urine in Sterile Specimen Container
  • 3 mL (Min:1 mL) Random Urine . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Patient Preparation: Void the urinary bladder, then drink a large glass of water and collect a urine specimen within 1 hour.
    Specimen Preparation:Transfer one 3 mL aliquot from a well-mixed random collection to an Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1 mL)
    If pH is greater than 8, lower pH to 6-8 by adding 1M HCL. If pH less than 6, increase pH to 6-8 by adding 5% NaOH. Titrate with appropriate preservative until pH of 6-8 has been reached. Record the pH on the transport tube.
Stability:Ambient: 8 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 2 Day(s); Frozen: 2 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
  • Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Reported:1-2 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 82232
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
  • 93008 - CREAT, UR
  • 93173 - B2 MICROGLOBULIN
  • 93208 - PH
  • 93218 - B2 MICROGLOBULIN
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