Immunofixation,Urine

Test Code
8524

Alias/See Also
Bence Jones; IEP (urine); IFE (urine); IPEP (comment: urine); Light Chain Protein (U); Light Chains:


CPT Codes
86335

Preferred Specimen
Fresh urine

Minimum Volume
40 mL

Instructions
Obtain specimen in urine collection cup

Transport Container
Urine Collection Cup

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated

Specimen Stability
Room Temperature = n/a
Refrigerated = 1 week
Frozen = 4 months

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Incorrect specimen type, insufficient sample volume, improper storage conditions, exceeds specimen stability guidelines, contaminated sample.


Methodology
immunoelectrophoresis

Setup Schedule
Monday, Wednesday
CH

Report Available
2 - 3 days

Performing Laboratory
CompuNet Clinical Laboratories, LLC
2308 Sandridge Drive
Moraine, OH 45439



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