Bence Jones Protein, 24-hour Urine

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • LAB2278
  • Soft Test Code:
  • UBJ24
Included Tests

IFE for Kappa; IFE for Lambda; Protein Electrophoresis, Urine; Pathology interpretation; Total Protein, Urine


Specimen Collection & Preparation

Specimen Requirements

20.0 mL Urine aliquot from a well mixed 24 hour Urine Collection in a Plastic Container


Alternate Specimen

 


TransportAndStorage

7 days Refrigerated


Collection Instructions

1. When starting the 24-hour period, urinate and discard (throw-away) this specimen. NOTE THE TIME
2. From that time on, collect all urine by urinating into a clean container and transfer into the provided container. 
DO NOT URINATE DIRECTLY INTO CONTAINER.
3. Try to pass the last urine just prior to the end of the 24 hour period. Add this urine into the container. 
4. Urine Specimen should be kept refrigerated during and after collection. 

For patient collection instruction sheet see Addendum D
For Spanish patient collection instruction sheet see Addendum D
For Burmese patient collection instruction sheet see Addendum D
For Arabic patient collection instruction sheet see Addendum D


Minimum Volume

10.0 mL


Neonatal Volumne

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

Refer to Interpretive Results


Methodology:
  • Electrophoresis

Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Parkview Regional Medical Center
Days Performed
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Departments
  • Special Chemistry

Coding & Compliance

CDM

01480027


CPT Coding

84166


Medical Necessity Documentation

Duplicate testing on this test is not acceptable per Medicare:  Testing to only be done every 7 days