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Alias Names: SPEP Panel / IFE Panel / SFLC Panel / Gammopathy
Methodology: Capillary Zone Electrophoresis
Edit Date: 12/8/2010
Components: Serum Protein Electrophoresis (SPEP) / Immunofixation electrophoresis (IFE) / Kappa & Lambda Free Light Chains and Ratio
Performed: Monday-Friday
Released: 24-72 hours
CPT Code: 83883 x2 / 84165 / 86334
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and immediately separate serum from cells into a plastic vial
Stability: 2 hours ambient, 14 days refrigerated, or 30 days frozen at -20° C.
Standard Volume: 2.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume: 1.5 mL serum
Transport: Refrigerated
Rejection Criteria: Plasma; hemolysis or lipemia; use of tube other than specified.

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