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Test Code SERPEP ELECTROPHORESIS, SERUM

Important Note

This test is subject to reflex testing, see Laboratory Reflex Testing Policy, you have the option to decline reflex testing if you believe it is not medically necessary. Includes Total Protein and Electrophoresis and quantitation of monoclonal protein if present. if a suspicious band is seen which has not been previously detected, then an immunotyping performed (CPT: 86334) at an additional charge.

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Codes

Mayo  Access ID

SERPEP

LAB119 FAH5911

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Min Vol

Stability
Serum Separator Tube Serum Refrigerate 4 mL 1.5 mL 0.5 mL 7 days

Heparin tube (green) is NOT  acceptable.

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Monday – Friday, run starts at 8:00 am / 3 days / Not available STAT

Method

Capillary Electrophoresis

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
Protein Electrophoresis 84165
Protein, Total                                     84155

 

Instrumentation

Sebia Capillarys 2 Flex

Reference Range

All ages:
Albumin:
55.8 – 66.1%

Alpha-1: 2.9 – 4.9%

Alpha-2: 7.1 – 11.8%

Beta: 8.4 – 13.1%

Gamma: 11.1 – 18.8%

Section

Chemistry-2

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes