Protein Electrophoresis, Random Urine


Sunquest Code:UELPR  
Epic Code:LAB438Epic Name:Protein Electrophoresis Random Urine
Synonyms:Bence Jones Proteins; Electrophoresis, Urine; Globulins, Urine
Methodology:Agarose gel electrophoresis
CPT Code:84166
Test Includes:Urine albumin, alpha1, alpha2, beta and gamma globulin fractions.
Turnaround Time:Performed 3-5 times per week; results are reported within 3 days.
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Urine Collection Procedure



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine, a first morning void is preferred.
Optimal Volume:Submit entire collection.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not aliquot. Submit entire collection; analysis requires 20 mL, 10 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Protein  (UMMC-East Bank)


Interpretive

Use:

Primarily used to determine presence of monoclonal proteins.

 



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