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Protein Electrophoresis With Interpretation, Serum

CPT: 84155; 84165
Updated on 09/22/2020
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Synonyms

  • Interpretation, Protein Electrophoresis, Serum

Test Includes

Evaluation of protein electrophoretic bands; protein electrophoresis, serum; quantitation of M-spike if present


Expected Turnaround Time

2 - 4 days


Related Information


Related Documents

For more information, please view the literature below.

Published Plasma Cell Dyscrasias Selection Table

For more information, please view the literature below.

Published Plasma Cell Dyscrasias Selection Table


Specimen Requirements


Specimen

Serum


Volume

2 mL


Minimum Volume

1 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, etc


Methodology

Electrophoresis on agarose media


Reference Interval

See Protein Electrophoresis, Serum [001487] in Related Information for reference range information.


LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
225920 Protein Elec + Interp, Serum 001073 Protein, Total g/dL 2885-2
225920 Protein Elec + Interp, Serum 001488 Albumin g/dL 2862-1
225920 Protein Elec + Interp, Serum 001489 Alpha-1-Globulin g/dL 2865-4
225920 Protein Elec + Interp, Serum 001490 Alpha-2-Globulin g/dL 2868-8
225920 Protein Elec + Interp, Serum 001491 Beta Globulin g/dL 2871-2
225920 Protein Elec + Interp, Serum 001492 Gamma Globulin g/dL 2874-6
225920 Protein Elec + Interp, Serum 001493 M-Spike g/dL 33358-3
225920 Protein Elec + Interp, Serum 011052 Globulin, Total g/dL 10834-0
225920 Protein Elec + Interp, Serum 011149 A/G Ratio 1759-0
225920 Protein Elec + Interp, Serum 011150 Please note: 77202-0
225920 Protein Elec + Interp, Serum 120006 P E Interpretation, S 12851-2
225920 Protein Elec + Interp, Serum 001498 PDF 11502-2

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