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Bence Jones Protein, Quant Free Kappa & Lambda Light Chains, Urine Protein Electrophoresis

Mnemonic:    [U Protn EP]
Name:    Bence Jones Protein, Quant Free Kappa & Lambda Light Chains, Urine Protein Electrophoresis
Specimen:    8 mL aliquot from a 24 hour or random urine collection. Random urine and urine supernatants samples are acceptable, but not preferred.

Refrigerate the sample during collection.
Minimum Spec:    3 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable 7 days refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0050618
  Method:    Immunofixation Electrophoresis/Nephelometry
Note:    Includes urine total protein, albumin, alpha 1 & 2 globulins, beta & gamma globulins, free kappa & lambda light chains and an immunofixation electrophoresis interpretation.
Processing Info:    Note sample volume and time collected on transport tube and on the packing list.

Do NOT reject a random sample.

SR TIME enter the # hours collected or Random as an alpha result.
SR VOLUME enter # mLs or NA (if random)

Collection instructions for a 24 hour urine sample