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34318: Kappa/Lambda Light Chains, Total, Random Urine Print View
Kappa Chain,Total,Rand U NEPH  < 2.00  mg/dL 
Lambda Chain,Total,Rand U NEPH  < 2.00  mg/dL 
Comment      

PRIMARY
1 Urine 2 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 14 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 12 Hour(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.
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
Transport Temperature: Refrigerated Preferred Specimen: 2 mL random urine collected in a plastic leak-proof container, no preservative






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