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

Sun-Sat

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: 0.5 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Plasma.

Remarks
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Interval

Negative for monoclonal IgD and IgE.

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

FDA

Note

Assay is designed for qualitative assessment of monoclonal IgD and IgE protein.

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

86334

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0050056 Immunofixation IgD 30081-4
0050057 Immunofixation IgE 30082-2
2012450 EER Immunofixation, IgD and 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 and Immunoglobulin E, Serum