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Test Code B2 MICROGL Beta 2 Microglobulin

Important Note

For CSF samples, order a Miscellaneous test.

Clinical System Name

Beta 2 Microglobulin

Synonyms

Anti-Beta 2 Microglobulin
B 2 Microglobulin
B2 Microglubulin
Beta 2 Microglobulin Antibody

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Gold/SST or Red

Preferred Vol: 2.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 1.0 mL

 

Note:

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp N
  Refrigerated 24 hrs
  Frozen  

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N W and F 3 - 7 d

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: -20 C

Storage location: Freeze 1 mL serum in a plastic tube affixed with a large computer label in the CPA freezer Send Outs rack.

 

Off-site collection:

Performing Laboratory

Harborview Medical Center

325 9th Ave, Room GWH47

Seattle, WA 98104

 

Phone Number: (206) 744-3451

Department

Department: Send Outs

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

Methodology

Method: Turbidimetric

Analytical Volume: 0.5 mL Serum

Limitations:

Reference Range

  ug/mL
Adults 0 - 2.5

 

 

CPT Codes

82232

Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name: Beta 2 Microglobulin
Reference Test Number: BETA2
Instructions: Send out Mondya through Friday with the UW courier.