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Electrophoresis

 

Protein (Proteinogram)

 

TEST: 24 Hr. Urine Protein Elect.

 
OTHER TEST REQUEST NAME:
• Selectivity index
• Proteinogram
 
TEST COMPOSITION:
Not applicable
 
INTENDED USE:
• Used in evaluation of patient with multiple myeloma, macroglobulinemia, primary amyloidosis
• Evaluation of various diseases including chronic liver disease, chronic inflammation, nephrotic syndrome of osteoporosis.
 
METHODOLOGY:
Electrophoresis
 
LABORATORY SECTION:
Special Test
 
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS/PATIENT PREPARATIONS:
Collection Procedures :
1. Instruct the patient to void at the beginning of collection period and discard the specimen.
2. Collect all urine including the final specimen voided at the end of collection period.
3. Mix 24 hour urine collected.
4. Label the bottle with patient name, date & time collection started, date & time collection ended and total volume measured.
5. Note total volume.
6. Submit the specimen to HPD
 
COLLECTION/SAMPLE CONTAINER:
Leak proof clean container without preservative
 
SPECIMEN AND VOLUME REQUIREMENT
Note: Follow tube manufacturer recommendation.: 100 mL of 24 hour Urine
 
ALTERNATIVE SPECIMEN AND VOLUME REQUIREMENT:
Not Applicable
 
SPECIMEN STABILITY
•  ROOM TEMPERATURE (15-25°C) : 72 Hours
•    REFRIGERATED TEMPERATURE (2-8°C) : 5 Days
•    FREEZER TEMPERATURE (-20°C) : 14 Days
 
TRANSPORT TEMPERATURE:
Transport specimen at 2 – 8 °C (with cold packs)
 
REJECTION CRITERIA :
Quantity not sufficient
Received room temperature
Improperly labeled specimen
Improper urine collection
 
RUNNING DAY:
Batch Running
 
CUT OFF TIME:
Friday 4:00 PM
 
TAT/RELEASING OF RESULTS:
2 weeks after cut-off (excluding Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays)
 
REFERENCE INTERVAL/RESULT INTERPRETATION:
Available upon request
 
LIMITATIONS/INTERFERENCES:
None specified.
 
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQS):
Not applicable

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