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Kappa Free Light Chains (Bence Jones Protein), Quantitative, Urine
0050689
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Quantify and determine clonality of free kappa light chains (Bence Jones protein) in urine.

Mnemonic
BJQNTKAPP
Methodology
Quantitative Nephelometry/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
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
24-hour urine. Refrigerate during collection. Also acceptable: Urine supernate. 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer two 4 mL aliquots from a well-mixed 24-hour urine collection to individual ARUP Standard Transport Tubes. (Min: 3 mL) Record total volume and collection time interval on transport tube and test request form.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 2 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
Total Protein: 10-140 mg/d               
Albumin: Detected          
Alpha-1 Globulins: None detected 
Alpha-2 Globulins: None detected                           
Beta Globulins: None detected                 
Gamma Globulins: None detected           
Free Kappa Light Chains: 0.14 - 2.42 mg/dL
Free Kappa Excretion/day: By report
IFE Interpretation: By report
Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
84156; 86335; 83883
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0050025Albumin, Urine29946-1
0050050Alpha-1, Urine29945-3
0050055Alpha-2, Urine29947-9
0050120Urine Beta Globulin53772-0
0050285Gamma, Urine53773-8
0050565Total Protein2889-4
0050683Free Urinary Kappa Light Chains38176-4
0050684Free Urinary Kappa Excretion/Day38177-2
0050688IFE Interpretation13440-3
0097110Total Volume19153-6
0097111Hours Collected30211-7
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Aliases
  • IFE
  • Bence Jones Protein quant
  • Free Kappa Light Chains, IFE
  • Free Urinary Kappa Light Chains
  • Urinary Kappa Light Chains