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.
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)