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Test Code IMFX Immunofixation, Serum


Specimen Required


Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see MPSS / Monoclonal Protein Study, Serum.

 

Patient Preparation: Fasting preferred but not required

Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 1 mL


Useful For

Aids in diagnosis of monoclonal gammopathies when used in conjunction with urine monoclonal studies

Method Name

Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see MPSS / Monoclonal Protein Study, Serum.

 

Immunofixation

Reporting Name

Immunofixation

Specimen Type

Serum

Specimen Minimum Volume

1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days
  Ambient  14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reference Values

Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see MPSS / Monoclonal Protein Study, Serum.

 

No monoclonal protein detected

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

86334

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
IMFX Immunofixation 74665-1

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
81653 Immunofixation 74665-1