48319:PROTEIN ELECTROPHORESIS, URINE WITH IMMUNOELECTROPHORESIS IF INDICATED
UPE with IFE
Agarose High Resolution Electrophoresis / Agarose Immunofixation
1-3 days of receipt in lab
Specimen Collection Details
24-hour urine, or collect first morning specimen for random collection. Refrigerate during collection. Do not use preservatives.
Submit 24 hour urine collection or a 50 mL aliquot of a random collection. Record volume of the 24-hour collection on the aliquot container.
Total 24-hour urine collection or 50 mL aliquot of random collection.
20 mL urine aliquot.
If the protein electrophoresis results are indicative of a paraprotein, an immunoelectrophoresis will be added at an additional charge. If the protein electrophoresis results are normal or the patient has a previously typed gammopathy, the IFE will not be performed. This test includes a urine protein.