Immunofixation (IFE) and Protein Electrophoresis, Random Urine

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Turnaround Time: 2 - 5 days
CPT Code:

86335, 84166, 84156

Test Type: 30 mL aliquot Urine (random)


Characterize the species of protein or proteins in cases of proteinuria. Techniques can identify albumin, γ-globulin, γ-globulin fragments (light chains, Bence Jones proteins); of value in the study of monoclonal gammopathies, lymphoproliferative diseases, including lymphoma; special application to multiple myeloma, macroglobulinemia of Waldenström, and amyloidosis; work up monoclonal gammopathy (M-spike).

Collection Details:

Collection Instructions:

The request form should include patient's age and clinical diagnosis.

12-mL plastic transport tube (LabCorp No. 23597) without preservative.

Collect first morning urine; mix well.