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1741U: Kappa Lambda Light Chains w/Calculation 24Hr Urine Print View
Total Volume     mL 
Measured Kappa Chains NEPH  < 2.00  mg/dL 
Total Kappa Chains CALC    mg/24hr 
Measured Lambda Chains NEPH  < 2.00  mg/dL 
Total Lambda Chains CALC    mg/24hr 

PRIMARY
1 Urine 24 hour 2 (0.5) mL   Room Temperature - 12 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Polyclonal immunoglobulin light chains (kappa and lambda) normally occur in a ratio of 2:1, whereas monoclonal immunoglobulin light chains exhibit only one type of light chain, either kappa or lambda. A kappa:lambda ratio outside of 2:1 is an indication of a monoclonal gammopathy.

Collect without preservative. Please provide the 24-hour total
volume on the request form and on the sample container
(required for calculation).

Transport Temperature Refrigerated.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
83883x2

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
See also IHC Kappa Light Chain Block, #IHC31.






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