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Catalog ID UIFE Immunofixation Electrophoresis, Urine

CPOE Test Name

Immunofixation Electrophoresis Urine

Synonyms

UIFE; Bence Jones proteins

Specimen Type

Urine

Specimen Requirements

Random: 2 Clear Top Urine Tubes; (minimum 10 mL urine)

24 hour collection or timed urine specimen: Collection jug

Urine Collection Guide

Minimum Volume

5 mL urine

Storage and Transport

Refrigerate during 24 hour collection.

Causes for Rejection

Specimen contains < 15 mg/dL of total protein; improper labeling; use of preservatives; insufficient quantity

Special Instructions

State date/time collection started and finished on requisition.

Reference Range

Identification of particular protein band by comparison with reference pattern on gel.

Turn Around Time

Batch testing. Available by 3:00 p.m. on days performed

Days Performed

Varies (business week only)

Methodology

Test will produce bands from specific antisera for identifying human proteins IgG, IgA, IgM and/or Kappa and lambda (free and bound)

Performing Lab

Core Laboratory AD3301 721-2120

CPT / HCPCS Code

86335