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Test Code 5046 Immunofixation Electrophoresis, Serum

Performing Laboratory

Barnes-Jewish Hospital Laboratory

Methodology

Agarose Gel High Resolution Electrophoresis/Immuno Precipitation

Literature Reference:

Package insert: SPIFE ImmunoFix Procedure. Helena Laboratories Beaumont, TX, 9/2004.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Serum

Container/Tube: Plain red top

Specimen Volume: Full tube

 

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Friday

Cut-off time: 0800

Turnaround Time:
STAT: not available
Routine: 2 working days

Reference Values

No monoclonal protein detected

Literature References:

1. Afonso E. Quantitative immunoelectrophoresis of serum proteins. Clin Chem Acta 1964;10:114-22.
2. Cavallaro JJ, Galt RH. Immunofixation electrophoresis. Atlanta: HEW Publication (CDC), 1981.

Test Classification and CPT Coding

86334

Additional Information


For BJH Laboratory Use Only
Laboratory Processing Instructions:
Test performed in BJH Immunology.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Ambient

LOINC Code Information

Name LOINC Code
Immunofixation Interpretation 14895-7