Protein Electrophoresis, Serum with Reflex to Immunotyping by Capillary Electrophoresis without Immunoglobulins : 1004388

Test Code
SPEIO or 1004388


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


CPT Codes
84165, 84155

Includes
Includes total protein. For an abnormal electrophoresis result, immunotyping by capillary electrophoresis (without immunoglobulins) will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86334). (If reflex: 1004204, IESIO)


Instructions
Serum separator tube 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
Refrigerated.


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


Methodology
Capillary Electrophoresis, Colorimetric; if reflex Immunotyping by Capillary Electrophoresis

Setup Schedule
Monday - Friday


Report Available
2-5 days; if reflex testing added, reflex test will be report separately within 1-4 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.