ELECTROPHORESIS AND IMMUNOFIXATION URINE (UPEP)
: uPEP, Urine Protein Electrophoresis, U-PEP, UPE, ELU
: 84165, 86335
: Electrophoresis and immunofixation
: No monoclonal
: Routine urine container - 20 mL or 24 hour collection
: Urine (24 hour collection preferred)
: 6 mL
Reasons for Rejection
: Urine collected in a container containing acid
: Monday - Friday
: Usually 48 hours
: Must order urine total protein (urine). If none ordered, total protein will be ordered and charged. Includes both electrophoresis densitometric scan and immunofixation of Kappa and Lambda. If monoclonal protein is detected, follow-up identification will be performed and charged additionally.
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