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Test Code LAB90323 Electrophoresis, Protein, 24 Hour, Urine

Important Note

ORDERS A URINE MYELOMA STAGING PROFILE

Additional Codes

46380

Reporting Title

Electrophoresis, Protein, Urine

Methodology

Helena, Spife Agarose Gel Electrophoresis/Roche Diagnostics

Includes total protein.

Performing Laboratory

OhioHealth Laboratory Services-RMH Special Testing

Specimen Requirements

10 mL from a 24-hour urine collection in a screw-capped, plastic urine container. No preservative. Refrigerate specimen during collection, and send specimen refrigerated.

Note:  1. 24-Hour volume is required on request form for processing.

2. Follow instructions in “Urine Collection” in “Special Instructions.”

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate/Ambient OK/Frozen NO

Reference Values

Electrophoretic Interpretation

If monoclonal protein is present, only the amount and percentage of monoclonal protein is reported.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Friday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

84156 - protein, total

84166 - electrophoresis, protein

Special Instructions