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Alias Names: Bence Jones / UPE
Methodology: Agarose High Resolution Electrophoresis
Edit Date: 3/17/2009
Performed: Monday-Friday
Released: 1-3 days of receipt in lab
CPT Code: 84166
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: 24-hour urine or first morning specimen for random collection. Refrigerate during collection. Do not use preservative.
Handling: Submit 24-hour urine collection or 50 mL aliquot of random collection. Record total volume of 24-hour collection on aliquot container.
Standard Volume: Total 24-hour collection or 50 mL aliquot of random collection.
Minimum Volume: 20 mL aliquot.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Comments: To reflex an immunoelectrophoresis if paraprotein is present, order Protein Electrophoresis, Urine with Immunoelectrophoresis, if Indicated (48319). This test includes a urine protein.
Rejection Criteria: Specimen containing preservative.

Reference Range:
Random Urine Total Protein 0-14 mg/dL
24-Hour Total Protein 0-150 mg/24 hr

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