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Test Code LAB10156 Protein Electrophoresis, 24 Hour Urine

Test Name Alias

Protein Electrophoresis Urine 24Hr | "protein electrophoresis" | UPEP | U PEP | 8856

Clinical Information

Results will include a 24 hour urine total protein and Pathologist interpretation.

Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Urine, 24 hour collection

 

Container(s): Plastic 24-hour urine jug

Preferred Volume to Collect: entire collection

Minimum Volume to Collect: 25.0 mL

Neonate Volume to Collect: 25.0 mL

 

Collection Instructions:

  • No additive.
  • Refrigerate specimen during collection.
  • Starting and ending times of collection are required.
  • Keep container upright at all times and check that lid is fastened evenly and securely.
  • Patient Collection Instructions are located in the menu on the left.

Transport Temperature: Refrigerate

Rejection Criteria

Leaky specimen container.
Specimen not refrigerated during collection.
Specimen missing collection times.

Specimen Stability

Refrigerate: 7 days

Frozen: 30 days

Laboratory Retention: 72 hours

Test Frequency

Available Monday – Friday, routine TAT 5 days.

Reference Range

Normal protein electrophoresis pattern. No monoclonel bends or other abnormalities noted.

Performing Department

IMMUNOCHEMISTRY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI

Methodology

Agarose gel electrophoresis

CPT

84166

Professional fee for Pathologist Interpretation

CDM Code

4058856

Epic Test ID

1230101087

Interface Order Alias

10234

Mayo Access Code

SHO8856

Reviewed Date

7/17/2017