BETA-2 MICROGLOBULIN, SERUM/PLASMA

Sample Report
Sample Report

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top
Plasma: EDTA or heparin

Methodology
Nephelometry

Stability
Room temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 8 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
1.0-2.6 mg/L

Performed
Monday-Thursday

Turnaround Time1-2 days
Test CodeB2M
CPT-4 Code (s)
82232
LOINC Codes
83078-6

Warde
Medical
Laboratory