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2 - 4 days
Turnaround time is defined as the usual number of days from the date of pickup of a specimen for testing to when the result is released to the ordering provider. In some cases, additional time should be allowed for additional confirmatory or additional reflex tests. Testing schedules may vary.
1 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)
Plastic urine container (do not acidify)
Patient should empty the bladder, then drink a large glass of water and collect a urine sample within one hour. Significant loss of β2-microglobulin activity may occur in acidic urine (pH ≤6). Urine should always be collected at high diuresis and the pH adjusted to between 6 and 8 with 1 mol/L sodium hydroxide.
Evaluate renal disease; monitor certain types of malignancies and AIDS
Immunochemiluminometric assay (ICMA)
|Order Code||Order Code Name||Order Loinc||Result Code||Result Code Name||UofM||Result LOINC|
|010173||Beta-2 Microglobulin, Urine||1953-9||010173||Beta-2 Microglobulin, Urine||ug/L||1953-9|
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