Protein Electrophoresis, Serum With Reflex to IFE, Serum

CPT: 84155; 84165
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Test Includes

Serum protein electrophoresis and automatic reflex to serum immunofixation (IFE) at additional charge if M-spike is present or abnormal pattern observed


Expected Turnaround Time

3 - 5 days


Related Documents

For more information, please view the literature below.

Published Plasma Cell Dyscrasias Selection Table


Specimen Requirements


Specimen

Serum


Volume

5 mL


Minimum Volume

2 mL


Container

Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube


Storage Instructions

Refrigerate at 2°C to 8°C.


Stability Requirements

Temperature

Period

Room temperature

3 days

Refrigerated

14 days

Frozen

14 days

Freeze/thaw cycles

Stable x3


Causes for Rejection

Hemolysis; plasma instead of serum


Test Details


Use

Evaluate disease categories as acute or chronic inflammation, liver disorder, hypogammaglobulinemia, possible monoclonal gammopathies


Methodology

Electrophoresis followed by immunodiffusion against monospecific antisera to immunoglobulin and individual heavy and light chains (IFE); protein electrophoresis on agarose media; turbidimetric quantitation of IgA, IgG, IgM


LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
123100 PE (Rfx IFE), S 001073 Protein, Total g/dL 2885-2
123100 PE (Rfx IFE), S 001488 Albumin g/dL 2862-1
123100 PE (Rfx IFE), S 001489 Alpha-1-Globulin g/dL 2865-4
123100 PE (Rfx IFE), S 001490 Alpha-2-Globulin g/dL 2868-8
123100 PE (Rfx IFE), S 001491 Beta Globulin g/dL 2871-2
123100 PE (Rfx IFE), S 001492 Gamma Globulin g/dL 2874-6
123100 PE (Rfx IFE), S 001493 M-Spike g/dL 33358-3
123100 PE (Rfx IFE), S 011052 Globulin, Total g/dL 10834-0
123100 PE (Rfx IFE), S 011149 A/G Ratio 1759-0
123100 PE (Rfx IFE), S 011150 Please note: 77202-0
123100 PE (Rfx IFE), S 001499 IFE Reflex N/A
123100 PE (Rfx IFE), S 001498 PDF 11502-2
Reflex Table for IFE Reflex
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 001496 Immunofixation Reflex, Serum 001776 Immunoglobulin G, Qn, Serum mg/dL 2465-3
Reflex Table for IFE Reflex
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 001496 Immunofixation Reflex, Serum 001784 Immunoglobulin A, Qn, Serum mg/dL 2458-8
Reflex Table for IFE Reflex
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 001496 Immunofixation Reflex, Serum 001792 Immunoglobulin M, Qn, Serum mg/dL 2472-9
Reflex Table for IFE Reflex
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 001496 Immunofixation Reflex, Serum 149519 Immunofixation Result, Serum 13169-8
Reflex 2 149532 SRFIX 149532 Immunofixation Interp.,Sr 13169-8

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