Beta-2-Microglobulin, Random Urine

Abbrev Code:UB2MG   
Order Code:LAB3811Order Name:Beta 2 Microglobulin Urine
Synonyms:Beta 2 Microglobulin Urine
Methodology:Chemiluminescent immunoassay
CPT Codes: 82232 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Sun-Sat; results are reported within 1 day.
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Urine Collection Procedure

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine, random collection
Optimal Volume:Submit entire collection, analysis requires 1 mL
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile
Collection Instructions:Have patient empty bladder, drink a large glass of water, then collect the urine sample within 1 hour.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:pH to 6-8; lower by adding 1 M HCl; increase by adding 5% NaOH. Aliquot 3 mL, 1 mL minimum. Record pH on the transport tube and test request form.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Stability:8 hours at room temperature; 48 hours refrigerated; 2 months frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:80432


Reference Range:0-300 ug/L, 0-300 ug/g creatinine.

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