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Test Code LAB801 Immunofixation, Urine (Lab Staff Order Only)

Important Note

This test can only be ordered by lab staff. 

Test Name Alias

IFE Urine | Bence Jones Protein | immunoelectrophoresis | 8516

Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Urine, 24 hour collection or Random

Container(s): Plastic 24 hour urine jug or Sterile urine cup (with lid)


Preferred Volume to Collect: 24 Hour Urine - Entire collection | Random - 50.0 mL

Minimum Volume to Collect: 24 Hour Urine 75.0 mL | Random - 25.0 mL

Neonate Volume to Collect: 24 Hour Urine 75.0 mL | Random - 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.

  • 24 Hour Urine: Refrigerate specimen during collection.
  • 24 Hour Urine: Starting and ending times of collection are required.

Transport Temperature: Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Refrigerate: 72 hours

Frozen: acceptable

Laboratory Retention: 72 hours

Test Frequency

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

Reference Range

See pathologist interpretation

Performing Department


Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI


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Professional fee for pathologist interpretation

CDM Code


Epic Test ID


Interface Order Alias



Immunofix UR                   49276-9

UrProt mg per dL.            2888-6

Mayo Access Code


Reviewed Date