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Test Code SPE Electrophoresis, Protein, Serum

Additional Codes

Ordering Mnemonic
SPE

Methodology

Capillary Electrophoresis

Includes protein, total.

Performing Laboratory

Holland Hospital Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube: Serum gel tube and Mint top Lithium Heparin tube

Specimen Volume: 2 mL of serum and 1ml of Plasma

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Reference Values

ELECTROPHORESIS

Albumin-SPE: 3.1-5.0 g/dL

Alpha-1-globulin: 0.2-0.4 g/dL

Alpha-2-globulin: 0.4-1.0 g/dL

Beta-globulin: 0.4-1.1 g/dL

Gamma-globulin: 0.7-1.5 g/dL

PROTEIN, TOTAL

6.1-7.9 g/dL

A/G RATIO-SPE

1.1-2.0

Day(s) Test Set Up

Tuesday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

84155-protein, total
84165-electrophoresis, protein