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Alias Names: IFE, Urine
Methodology: Agarose High Resolution Electrophoresis / Agarose Immunofixation
Edit Date: 3/17/2009
Performed: Monday-Friday
Released: 1-3 days of receipt in lab..
CPT Code: 84156 / 84166 / 86335
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: 24-hour urine with no preservatives or first AM urine specimen if random collection. Refrigerate during collection.
Handling: Submit 24-hour urine collection or 50 mL aliquot of the 24-hour collection, or random specimen. If 24-hour collection, record total volume on the aliquot container.
Stability: 7 days refrigerated, or 30 days frozen.
Standard Volume: Total urine collection or 50 mL urine.
Minimum Volume: 20 mL urine.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Comments: This test includes a urine protein electrophoresis and urine protein. Do not order Protein Electrophoresis, Urine (48310), Protein, 24-Hour Urine (32200), or Protein, Random Urine (32180) additionally.
Rejection Criteria: Specimen containing preservative.

Reference Range:
Protein, UPE 0-12 mg/dL
Urine Total Protein 0-120 mg/dL
24-Hour Total Protein 0-150 mg/24-hr

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