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Immunofixation Electrophoresis, urine

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code IFEU
Test group IFE
Performed by China Basin Chemistry
In House Availability Monday-Friday (day shift)
Container type 24 hour urine collection container

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Amount to Collect Entire 24 hour urine output or random urine (See preferred volume)
Sample type 24 hour urine collection or random urine
Preferred volume 10 mL urine
Min. Volume 6 mL urine
Normal range
Synonyms paraprotein; IFE
Stability Refrigerated 1 week.
Turn around times 2-4 days
Additional information To demonstrate monoclonal nature of urinary light chains. Urinary paraproteins may be detectable even when Protein Electrophoresis is normal.

An interpretation of this test by a laboratory physician will automatically be performed and billed for separately.
CPT coding 86325
LOINC code 13440-3
Last Updated 2/24/2014 9:40:57 AM
Entry Number 567

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667

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