Protein Electrophoresis, Urine

Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: EPU MAYO

Specimen Type: Urine

Tube Type: Urine container

Collection Volume: 50.0 (minimum 25.0 mL) from a 24hr collection

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Sent to reference lab

Methodology: PTU/8261: Turbidimetry; PEU: Agarose Gel Electrophoresis;
IFXU: Immunofixation

Special Instructions: Collect a 24-hour urine specimen, no preservative. 24-Hour volume is required.

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

TAT: 2 -3 days

Additional Info: Reference range:

Protein, Total: <229 mg/24 hr.
Reference Range not established for patients <18 yrs. old

If protein concentration is abnormal, the following fractions, if present, will be reported as a percent of the protein, total.
Albumin
Alpha-1-globulin
Alpha-2-globulin
Beta-globulin
Gamma-globulin

CPT Code: 84166, 84156

Panel Includes: Urine Total Protein, % Albumin, % Alpha 1 globulin, % Alpha 2 globulin, % Beta globulin, % Gamma globulin, A/G Ratio, M spike, Impression

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