Protein Electrophoresis, Timed
Label Mnemonic: UPET
Epic Lab Code: LAB962
Chemistry
6240 RCP
356-3527
Specimen(s):
Urine
Collection Medium:
Urine
Minimum:
24 hr urine collection; no preservatives are acceptable.
Testing Schedule:
Weekly
Reference Range:
No monoclonal proteins detected.
Comments:
The 24 hr UPEP report will include quantitation of the concentration of the monoclonal protein (if present), calculation of the 24 hr excretion of the monoclonal protein, and an interpretative pathologist report.

Urine protein electrophoresis methodology switched from traditional gel electrophoresis to capillary electrophoresis on November 1, 2012.
Methodology:
Capillary Electrophoresis
CPT Code:
84166 and 84166-26
 
See Additional Information:
Urine Tests Requiring no Preservatives