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Immunofixation, Serum

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Test Description
Immunofixation, Serum
Synonym(s)
Immunofixation
Test ID
IMFX
General Information
Useful for:
Aids in diagnosis of monoclonal gammopathies when used in conjunction with urine monoclonal studies
Specimen Type
Serum
Specimen Requirements
SST
Stability
Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days
Ambient 14 days
Frozen 14 days
Unacceptable Specimen Conditions
Gross hemolysis OK
Gross lipemia OK
Gross icterus OK
Other 3 freeze/thaw cycles
Methodology
Immunofixation
Estimated TAT
1-3 days
Testing Schedule
Monday-Friday
CPT Code(s)
86334
Minimum Sample Volume
1 mL
Reference Range
Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see MPSS / Monoclonal Protein Study, Serum.
No monoclonal protein detected
Performing Lab
Mayo
LOINC Code(s)
74665-1