Immunofixation Electrophoresis, Immunoglobulin D & Immunoglobulin E, Serum
0050049
 
Ordering Recommendation
Use in the initial evaluation of individuals with serum monoclonal protein present and negative IgG, IgA, and IgM immunofixation studies.
Mnemonic
IFE D/E
Methodology
Qualitative Immunofixation Electrophoresis
Performed
Mon-Fri
Reported
1-5 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Serum separator tube.  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.3 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Plasma.  
Remarks
Assay is designed for qualitative assessment of monoclonal IgD or IgE protein.  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month  
Reference Interval
Negative for monoclonal IgD and IgE.
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
86334
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0050056Immunofixation IgD
0050057Immunofixation IgE
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Cross References
  • IgD & IgE
  • Qualitative Assessment for Monoclonal IgD and IgE (Immunofixation Electrophoresis, Immunoglobulin D & Immunoglobulin E, Serum)