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Test Code LAB438 Discontinuted-Protein Electrophoresis, Random Urine

Important Note

This test is no longer available. For guidance on ordering protein and urine electrophoresis, please refer to Orders- Protein Orderable Changes

Test Name Alias

Protein Electrophoresis Urine Random | UPEP | 82

Clinical Information

Test reported with Pathologist interpretation. 

Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Urine, Random


Container(s): Sterile Urine Cup (with lid)

Preferred Volume to Collect: 50.0 mL

Minimum Volume to Collect: 25.0 mL

Neonate Volume to Collect: 10.0 mL


Collection Instructions:

  • No additive.
  • 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

Specimen Stability

Refrigerate: 7 days

Laboratory Retention: 72 hours

Test Frequency

Available Monday – Friday, routine TAT 3 to 5 days.

Reference Range

Normal Pattern.

No reference range established for Urine Total Protein on random urine specimen.

Performing Department

Multiple Departments: Chemistry and Immunochemistry

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI


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