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IFE PARAPROTEIN, URINE
Number 897
CPT Code 86335
Alias IMMUNOFIXATION, IMMUNOELECTROPHORESIS
Specimen Container Plastic Screw Cap Vial
Specimen Type Urine
Turn Around Time 
Days Performed 
Reference Range Normal pattern
Alternate Specimen 
Volume 10 mL Urine
Stability Ambient 14 Days
Stability Refrigerated 14 Days
Stability Frozen 14 Days
Patient Preparation 
Methodology 

Agarose gel immunofixation electrophoresis (IFE)

Limitations 
Rejection Criteria 
Additional Instructions 

Immunofixation electrophoresis of serum or urine is most often ordered to evaluate a monoclonal globulin detected in a protein electrophoresis or to delineate a possible lymphoproliferative process, particularly myeloma. This procedure will help identify the specific light and heavy chain components of a monoclonal protein.

Performing Laboratory Reference Laboratory
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Primex Clinical Laboratories strives to provide clients with quality testing services to better support patient health. With the ongoing pandemic, COVID-19 testing has become high in demand yet testing supplies are limited.

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