Monoclonal Protein Detection Quantitation and Characterization, SPEP, IFE, IgA, IgG, IgM, Serum
0050615
Ordering Recommendation
Aids in the diagnosis and management of multiple myeloma and related disorders. Use to detect and quantify serum monoclonal protein.
Mnemonic
IFE
Methodology
Qualitative Immunofixation Electrophoresis/Quantitative Capillary Electrophoresis/Quantitative Nephelometry
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: 0.5 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
                       

                                               


                           
 
Test Number Components Reference Interval
0050640Protein Electrophoresis, Serum  
 
Test Number Components Reference Interval
 Total Protein-​Electrophoresis, Serum Refer to report
 Albumin Refer to report
 Alpha-​1 Globulins Refer to report
 Alpha-​2 Globulins Refer to report
 Beta Globulins Refer to report
 Gamma  Refer to report
0050340Immunoglobulin A  
 
0-​30 days: 1-​7 mg/dL
1 month: 1-​53 mg/dL
2 months: 3-​47 mg/dL
3 months: 5-​46 mg/dL
4 months: 4-​72 mg/dL
5 months: 8-​83 mg/dL
6 months: 8-​67 mg/dL
7-​8 months: 11-​89 mg/dL
9-​11 months: 16-​83 mg/dL
1 year: 14-​105 mg/dL
2 years: 14-​122 mg/dL
3 years: 22-​157 mg/dL
4 years: 25-​152 mg/dL
5-​7 years: 33-​200 mg/dL
8-​9 years: 45-​234 mg/dL
10 years and older: 68-​378 mg/dL
0050350Immunoglobulin G  
 
0-​ 30 days: 611-​1542 mg/dL             
1 month: 241-​870 mg/dL                         
2 months: 198-​577 mg/dL           
3 months: 169-​558 mg/dL                   
4 months: 188-​536 mg/dL                         
5 months: 165-​781 mg/dL                         
6 months: 206-​676 mg/dL                           
7-​8 months: 208-​868 mg/dL                       
9-​11 months: 282-​1026 mg/dL
1 year: 331-​1164 mg/dL
2 years: 407-​1009 mg/dL
3 years: 423-​1090 mg/dL
4 years: 444-​1187 mg/dL
5-​7 years: 608-​1229 mg/dL
8-​9 years: 584-​1509 mg/dL
10 years and older: 768-​1632 mg/dL
0050355Immunoglobulin M  
 
0-​30 days: 0-​24 mg/dL                     
1 month: 19-​83 mg/dL                               
2 months: 16-​100 mg/dL                         
3 months: 23-​85 mg/dL                               
4 months: 26-​96 mg/dL                             
5 months: 31-​103 mg/dL                           
6 months: 33-​97 mg/dL                               
7-​8 months: 32-​120 mg/dL                         
9-​11 months: 39-​142 mg/dL
1 year: 41-​164 mg/dL
2 years: 46-​160 mg/dL
3 years: 45-​190 mg/dL
4 years: 41-​186 mg/dL
5-​7 years: 46-​197 mg/dL
8-​9 years: 49-​230 mg/dL
10 years and older: 60-​263 mg/dL
 
Interpretive Data
 
Note
A copy of the graph will follow the final report.
CPT Code(s)
82784 x3; 84165; 86334; 84160
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0050020Albumin
0050035Alpha 1 Globulin
0050060Alpha 2 Globulin
0050110Beta Globulin
0050270Gamma
0050271Immunofixation
0050340Immunoglobulin A
0050350Immunoglobulin G
0050355Immunoglobulin M
0050545Total Protein-Electrophoresis
2005168SPEP/IFE Interpretation
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Aliases
  • IFE
  • IgA, IgG, and IgM
  • Immunoelectrophoresis (Monoclonal Protein Detection Quantitation and Characterization, SPEP, IFE, IgA, IgG, IgM, Serum)
  • Immunofixation, serum
  • MGUS study
  • Monoclonal Protein Study
  • Mutiple Myeloma Study
  • Protein ELP
  • Serum Protein Electrophoresis
  • SPEP