Protein Electrophoresis, Random Urine

Abbrev Code:UELPR   
Order Code:LAB438Order Name:Protein Electrophoresis Random Urine
Synonyms:Bence Jones Proteins; Electrophoresis, Urine; Globulins, Urine
Methodology:Agarose gel electrophoresis
CPT Codes: 84166 x1
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.
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile

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.
Stability:Specimen can be frozen once.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab UM Specialty Core/Prot/Endo (Sebia B) 



Primarily used to determine presence of monoclonal proteins.


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