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Available Tests

  • Urine Protein Electrophoresis, Random Urine

Urine Protein Electrophoresis, Random

Urine Container

Container Type

See Important Comments

Urine Total Protein, Urine Protein Electrophoresis Interpretation, M Spike,
M Spike2, M Spike3
Test ID   LAB438
CPT Code(s)   84166
Group/Individual Test   Group
Laboratory   Core - performed by: Special Chemistry Lab
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 10 mL random; no preservatives; see  Comments
  Micro: 2 mL random urine; no preservatives

Room Temperature: 4 hrs

Off Site Collections:
Centrifuge sample; Aliquot Urine & refrigerate within 4 hours of collection.
Refrigerated: 7 Days
Ambient: Not acceptable
Availability Routine: Monday - Friday; not weekends/holidays; Not available STAT
Turnaround Time   resulted by 4pm, 2 weekdays after receipt
Reference Range Normal:
Interpretation provided on report; call (984)974-2361 for questions regarding interpretation.
Interpretation for M Spike, M Spike2, M Spike3 is Not Present.
Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling Instructions: Centrifuge, Aliquot, Refrigerate

Methodology: Gel Electrophoresis

-Samples must be received in Core Laboratory by 6:00 AM for same day testing.
-Samples received in lab after 6:00 AM will be held for the next scheduled run day.
-Multiple test requests with same sample type will require additional volumes for testing.


Reviewed by ivette_marrero on January 13, 2017

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514