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3125U: Monoclonal Gammopathies Urine Print View
IFE Paraprotein Urine AE  Not detected   
Immunofixation Electrophoresis Interpretation   By Report   

PRIMARY
1 Urine 4 (2) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 31 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Useful in characterizing the species of protein or proteins in cases of proteinuria. Agarose gel immunofixation electrophoresis (IFE) can identify albumin, gamma globulin, gamma globulin fragments (light chains Bence Jones proteins). Of value in the study of monoclonal gammopathies, lymphoproliferative diseases, including lymphoma; special application to multiple myeloma, macroglobulinemia of Waldenstrom and amyloidosis. Monoclonal gammopathy (M spike) work-up.

After the collection is complete, mix the specimen and transfer
a 10mL aliquot of urine to a transfer tube with a
green screw cap closed tightly to avoid leakage. Transfer
tubes are available from Client Supply.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
86335

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
Detected results will automatically reflex to Kappa & Lambda Chain and IgG, IgM & IgA quantitation by Nephelometry, for an additional charge.






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