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IMMUNOELECTROPHORESIS, URINE

Mnemonic

U IEP T, U IEP R

Synonym

Urine Immunofixation - Urine Bence Jones Protein - UIFE - UIFIX - UIEP

Includes

Urine Total Protein, Protein Electrophoresis, Specific Protein Identification by Immunofixation

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Urine, Preferred: 24-hour collection in a sterile urine container with no preservative. Refrigerate urine during collection. Also acceptable: Random, first morning collection, urine collected in a sterile container with no preservative.

Handling

Keep sample refrigerated after collection. Record the volume of the 24-hour urine collection on the order or requisition.

Preferred Volume

100.0 mL

Minimum Volume

20.0 mL

Transport

Refrigerated (2-8°C)

Stability

Room Temperature (18-26°C): 2 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 8 days; Frozen (≤-20°C): 1 month

Testing Information

Performed

Sun - Fri

Reported

3-5 days

Method

Electrophoresis and Immunofixation

Reference Values

Reference Values

Professional interpretation provided by Cascade Pathology Services.

CPT Codes

86335, 84166, 84156

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 01:26:58 PM


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