State patient's age and clinical diagnosis on the test request form.
3 - 5 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.
For more information, please view the literature below.
Urine (random or 24-hour)
10 mL aliquot
5 mL aliquot
Plastic urine container, no preservative
Random or 24-hour urine collection; mix well.
Detect and identify monoclonal immunoglobulin gammopathies
Agarose gel immunofixation electrophoresis (IFE)
Immunofixation electrophoresis of serum or urine is most often ordered to evaluate a monoclonal globulin detected in a protein electrophoresis or to delineate a possible lymphoproliferative process, particularly myeloma. This procedure will help identify the specific light and heavy chain components of a monoclonal protein.
|Order Code||Order Code Name||Order Loinc||Result Code||Result Code Name||UofM||Result LOINC|
|123034||Immunofixation, Urine||13440-3||123035||IFE Interpretation:U||13440-3|
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