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Protein Electrophoresis, Serum

Test ID: PEP

Test

Method

Electrophoresis

Report Includes

Total Protein; Prealbumin; Albumin; Alpha-1 Globulins; Alpha-2 Globulins; Beta Globulins; Gamma Globulins; Interpretation

Specimens

Serum

Test Location

Scarborough General Hospital, 3050 Lawrence Avenue, Scarborough ON M1P 2V5

Test Version

24-Jun-2022

Specimen

Specimens

Serum

Sample Volume

1 mL

Collection & Handling

Handling Information

Store and send frozen.

Additional Information

Immunoglobulins (A,G and M) and Immunofixation analysis may be performed, reported and billed if indicated by the electrophoretic results.

Stability

Ambient 4 days
Refrigerated 2 weeks
Frozen 6 months

Test Version

24-Jun-2022

Performance / Interpretation

Method

Electrophoresis

Turnaround Time

10 days

Results

Name Units Reference Range Conversion Factor
Total Protein g/L
  • 60 - 80
Prealbumin
  • Not Detected
Albumin g/L
  • 32 - 44
Alpha-1 Globulins g/L
  • 44930
Alpha-2 Globulins g/L
  • 45088
Beta Globulins g/L
  • 45119
Gamma Globulins g/L
  • 45094
Interpretation

Test Location

Scarborough General Hospital, 3050 Lawrence Avenue, Scarborough ON M1P 2V5

Test Version

24-Jun-2022

Interface / Setup

HL7 Interface Codes

Order Code Result Codes Units
PEP 28870Total Protein (Serum) g/L
28871Prealbumin g/L
28872Albumin g/L
28873α-1 Globulins g/L
28874α-2-Globulins g/L
28875βGlobulins :g/L
28876γGlobulins g/L
28877M-Spike g/L
28879Interpretation
28885Hemolysis Index
28886Lipemia Index

Test Version

24-Jun-2022