Immunofixation Electrophoresis, Immunoglobulin D and 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.
Submit With Order
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
  
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
Assay is designed for qualitative assessment of monoclonal IgD and IgE protein.
CPT Code(s)
86334
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0050056Immunofixation IgD
0050057Immunofixation IgE
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Aliases
  • IgD and IgE IFE
  • IFE IgD & IgE
  • IgD & IgE
  • IgD, IgE Immunofixation test
  • Immunofixation IgD and IgE
  • Monoclonal IgD and IgE IFE
  • Qualitative Assessment for Monoclonal IgD and IgE (Immunofixation Electrophoresis, Immunoglobulin D & Immunoglobulin E, Serum)