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Protein Electrophoresis, Random Urine *

SIM

29250 

CPT

84166; 84156 

Synonyms

PE, Urine; UPEP; Urine Protein Electrophoresis; Globulins, Random urine 

Specimen Type

Urine (random) 

Container

Plastic urine container, no preservatives

Collection Instructions

Collect first morning urine; mix well

Volume

Volume: 20 ml. 
Minimum volume: 6 ml. 

Additional Information

A serum protein electrophoresis should be reviewed concurrently if one has not been recently studied.

Patient Preparation

None

Specimen Processing Instructions

Transfer specimen to plastic urine container, if applicable

Transport Requirements

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

 Refrigerated: 7 days 

Rejection Criteria

Preservative added

Reference Range

Reference Range accompanies report

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

Graph with quantitation of total urine protein, urine albumin, urine α1; urine α2, urine β, urine γ-globulin fractions if present; quantitation (in %) of M-spike if present  

Methodology

Electrophoresis on agarose media 

Testing Frequency

 

LCA

354928 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride

Reviewed Date

2/20/2018

Supplemental

*Denotes Reference Lab Test

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 20, 2018

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