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8525: Protein Electrophoresis, Random Urine (UPEP) Print View
Protein, Total, Random Urine S    mg/dL 
Protein/Creatinine Ratio S    mg/g creat 
Creatinine, Random Urine C/K    mg/dL 
Albumin EP    % 
Alpha 1 Globulins EP    % 
Alpha 2 Globulins EP    % 
Beta Globulins EP    % 
Gamma Globulins EP    % 
Abnormal Protein Band 1     mg/dL 
Abnormal Protein Band 2     mg/dL 
Abnormal Protein Band 3     mg/dL 
Interpretation      

PRIMARY
1 Urine 25 (15) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 5 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 4 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Protein electrophoresis evaluates the major protein fractions found in urine. It normally includes albumin, and often faint bands of alpha 1 and beta globulin. Urinary protein electrophoresis is useful in classifying the type of renal damage, if present.

Please submit 10 mL of a well-mixed random collection.

Preferred Specimen: 25 mL (15 mL minimum) random urine collected in a
plastic screw-cap container.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Friday

Reported (Analytical Time)
3 days

CPT Codes
84156,82570,84166

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: Room temperature
Reject Criteria: Acidified urine
Methodology: See individual assays






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