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 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)

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

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

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.