Laboratory: Clinical Immunology
Test Name:
MONOCLONAL PROTEIN INVESTIGATION - (S)
Test Code: PE
Clinical Information:
Protein Electrophoresis is performed by HSC.  Any abnormalities are followed up by Immunofixation to identify the nature of the abnormality.  If amyloidosis is suspected, also request Serum Free Light Chain Ratio (FLCH).
Collection Devices:
Specimen Required:
Blood: 5.0 mL


Serum: 1.0 mL
Referral:
Requisition:
Reference Values:
A descriptive report will be sent.
Availability:
Within 10 Days
See Also:
More Information:
Store and send serum as refrigerated or frozen.
Serum Tube(s), with or without barrier gel - Full Tube Collection
Manufacturer: Greiner or Becton Dickinson

Catalogue #: Greiner: 057352 BD: 367988 or 366430