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Electrophoresis, Protein - Urine

Source Urine

 
Mnemonic 24 hour: UPED and U24H (urine Creatinine is included in the U24H order)
Random: UPER

 
Specimen Requirements

24 hour urine:
100 mL aliquot of 24 hour urine collection.
No preservative.
Store in a cool, dark place during collection. Refrigeration is acceptable.

Random urine:
100 mL aliquot of random urine collection. 
First morning specimen preferred.

24 hour collection preferred unless age, hospitalization, etc. are a restriction.

 

Specimen Handling
Additional Information  
Testing Location Chemistry-DSC
Testing Frequency Weekdays

 
Alternate Name(s) Bence Jones Protein, Light Chains - 24 Hour Urine, UPEP

 
Reference Interval