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Test Code IMMUNFIX U Immunofixation, Urine

Clinical System Name

Immunofixation, Urine

Synonyms

IEP
Immunfix U
Immunoelectrophoresis
UPROQL

Bence Jones-Qualitative

Bence Jones identification

Proteinuria Screen

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Urine - Random or 24 hr

Container(s): Sterile Screw-Capped Container

Preferred Vol: 50 mL

Minimum Vol: 25 mL

 

Note: Collections of less than 10 mL will be cancelled. Refrigerate 24 hour urine during collection. For blood samples, see "Immunofixation, Blood". For CSF samples, order a Miscellaneous and send 2 mL CSF refrigerated

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Preservatives.

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: Aliquot urine into plastic screw cap container. Refrigerate in the CPA refrigerator send-outs rack.

 

Off-site collection: 24 hour urine collection acceptable, refrigerate specimen during collection period. Aliquot urine into plastic screw cap container. Transport refrigerated.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp

 

  Refrigerated  
  Frozen

 

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N

M - F

 4 d

 

Performing Laboratory

University of Washington

Dept of Laboratory Medicine

UW Immunology

1959 NE Pacific St, NW220
Seattle, WA 98195
 

Phone Number: (206) 520-4600

Department

Department:  Send Outs

 

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

Reference Range

Interpretative report will accompany results.

Methodology

Method: None specified

Analytical Volume: 10 mL

Limitations:

CPT Codes

86335 x2

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name:

Immunofixation, Urine

Reference Test Number:

UIFIXG

Instructions:

Send out M - F with the UW courier.