Beta-2 Microglobulin, Urine

Last Modified: 2/13/2019 1:08:32 PM

  Medicare Medical Necessity Restrictions May Apply
Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation: Patient should void bladder, then drink at least 500 mL of water before submitting specimen.
Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL Random Urine in a Plastic Container
Collection Instructions: Sample should be collected within one hour from the time the patient has drunk the water.
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: Unacceptable Ambient (will be rejected)
7 days Refrigerated
1 year Frozen (preferred)
Reference Range:

Pediatric: Not Established
Adult: < or = 0.23 mg/L

Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Fixed Rate Time Nephelometry
Clinical Significance:  
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 3 to 5 days
Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly
PHL Test Code: B2MCU
EPIC Test Code: LAB2521
Send Out Test Code: 49448 / 4944X
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 82232

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