Immunofixation, Serum

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: IEP
CPT CODE:

84155, 84165, 86334

TEST INFORMATION: Test includes typing of monoclonal proteins for light and heavy chain specificity; serum protein electrophoresis, total protein, free light chains
DAYS PERFORMED: Monday-Friday, first shift
TURNAROUND TIME: 2-6 days
CONTAINER TYPE:

SST Tube or Red top tube - 10 mL

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

10 mL blood (5 mL serum)

MINIMUM VOLUME: 5 mL blood (2.5 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE: No monoclonal proteins detected. Interpretation provided with results.
METHODOLOGY:

Capillary electrophoresis

TEST SYNONYM(S):Electrophoresis, Serum