Protein Electrophoresis, Serum : 1000864

Test Code
SPE or 1000864

Alias/See Also
SPE; serum protein electrophoresis; protein electrophoresis

CPT Codes
84165, 84155

Includes Total Protein.

Serum separator tube (gold top preferred) or a plain red top tube.

Transport Container
Centrifuge the serum separator tube and transport; if a plain red top tube, centrifuge and aliquot serum (Min. 1 mL) into a standard transport tube.

Transport Temperature

Specimen Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month

Capillary Electrophoresis, Colorimetric

Setup Schedule
Monday - Friday

Report Available
2-5 days

Reference Range
Total Protein: 5.7-8.2 g/dL
Alpha 1: 0.2-0.5 g/dL
Alpha 2: 0.4-1.0 g/dL
Albumin: 3.1-5.5 g/dL
Beta: 0.5-1.1 g/dL
Gamma: 0.7-1.5 g/dL
An interpretive report will be provided.

Performing Laboratory
med fusion

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.