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Test Code TUELPP ELECTROPHORESIS, PROTEIN, TIMED URINE

Methodology

Electrophoresis

Performing Laboratory

West Virginia University Hospital, Inc.

Specimen Requirements

Collect: Urine, 24 hour collection jug

Minimum Collection Volume: 10 mL

Stability:

   Ambient: 8 hours

   Refrigerated: 7 days

   Frozen: 1 month

Required: Urine jug, time of collection in hours must be indicated as well as total volume of specimen.

 

Reject Due To: Failure to indicate that the specimen is a 24 hour or timed collection or the total volume collected.

 

Test Includes: 24 hour urine electrophoresis, 24 hour urine albumin and 24 hour urine protein

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday-Friday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

84166

UML Lab Processing Instructions

Transport Temperature: Refrigerated

UML Test Code: TUELPP

WVUH Lab Processing Instructions

Time of collection and total volume must be recorded