Serum immunofixation - IFE - IFIX - IEP
Total Protein, IgA, IgG, IgM, Protein Electrophoresis, Specific Protein Identification by Immunofixation
Specimen Collection Requirements
Serum, Two 5.0 mL gold (SST) or 7.0 mL red top tubes. Fresh samples are recommended.
Allow serum to clot completely at room temperature (minimum: SST – 30 minutes and red top tubes – 60 minutes). Centrifuge and separate serum from cells within 1 hour of collection.
2.0 mL Serum (5.0 mL minimum whole blood draw)
Hemolyzed or plasma specimens
AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Room Temperature (18-26°C): 6 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 7 days; Frozen
(≤ -20°C): 1 month
Helena SPIFE 3000 Protein Electrophoresis, Sebia Hydrasys Immunofixation, Siemens BN ProSpec Nephelometry, Beckman AU Colorimetry
Professional interpretation provided by Cascade Pathology Services.
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