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Myeloma Workup, 24 Hour Urine

Protein Electrophoresis 24hr Urine, Urine Total Protein, Protein 24 hr Urine, M-Spike, Urine Total Volume, and Immunofixation 24 hr Urine

Container Type

Test ID LAB11009
CPT Code(s) 84156, 84166, 86335
Group/Individual Test Group
Laboratory Performed by: Core & Special Chemistry Laboratories
Tube Station N/A - Deliver directly to Core Lab
Specimen Routine: 24 hr urine; no preservatives; see important Comments
Micro: send entire volume in 24 hr collection urine

Refrigerate sample during collection

Off Site Collections:
Keep refrigerated during collection; Provide start/stop dates and times of collection
Refrigerated 2-8°C: 7 Days
Ambient: Not acceptable
Availability Routine: Monday-Friday, no weekends/holidays
Turnaround Time 3 Days
Reference Range Normal:

Electrophoresis Interpretations provided on report; call (984)974-2361 for questions regarding interpretation.

See also Immunofixation 24-Hr Urine.

  • Obtain Container Plain Container "A" (No Preservatives) From Central Distribution.
  • Keep refrigerated during collection; Send entire collection to lab
  • Provide start/stop dates and times of collection
  • Deliver to laboratory immediately once collection is completed.

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on December 09, 2019

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