Confirm the presence of a monoclonal protein and classify its heavy- and light- chain type. Aid in the diagnosis of monoclonal gammopathies, including multiple myeloma.
Qualitative Immunofixation Electrophoresis
Serum separator tube.
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)
After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month
This information should be correlated with the results of serum protein electrophoresis, quantitative immunoglobulins, and other clinical and laboratory information.
No compliance statements are in use for this test.
Note: Immunofixation Electrophoresis Gel includes a qualitative interpretation of an IFE only.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0050272||Immunofix Electrophoresis Serum||25700-6|
|2012601||EER Immunofix Electrophoresis Serum||11526-1|
- IFE gel
- IFE qualitative
- Immunofixation, Serum (Immunofixation Electrophoresis Gel)