PROTEIN ELECTROPHORESIS, URINE

Specimen Required
Collect 24 hour urine, refrigerate during collection, mix well and send 15.0 mL urine (5.0 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic urine container.

Alternate Specimen
Random urine

Rejection Criteria
Urine collected in acid-washed containers.

Methodology
Electrophoresis

Stability
Room Temperatue: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 10 days; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
Interpretive report

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time2 days
Test CodeUPEP
CPT-4 Code (s)
84166
LOINC Codes
49299-1

Warde
Medical
Laboratory