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Test Code UPE Electrophoresis, Protein, 24 Hour, Urine

Performing Laboratory

Huntsville Hospital Laboratory

Methodology

Capillary Zone Electrophoresis
Includes HHA1301 “Protein, Total, Urine.”

Specimen Requirements

Submit an entire 24-hour urine collection in a urine container. No preservative. Refrigerate specimen during collection, and send specimen refrigerated.
Note:  1. Starting and ending times of collection are required on request form for processing.
2. Follow instructions in “Urine Collection—Huntsville Hospital Health System Laboratory” in “Special Instructions.”

Specimen Stability Information

 

Specimen Type

Temperature

Time

Urine, 24 hr collection

Refrigerated

7 days

 

Reject Due To

 

Hemolysis

NA

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

 

Reference Values

Total protein:  <150 mg/24 hours
An interpretive report will be provided.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Friday

CPT Coding

81050 - urine timed measurement
84156 - protein, total, urine
84166 - electrophoresis, protein

Secondary ID

HHA1288

LOINC Coding

Test Name LOINC Code

Electrophoresis, Protein, 24 Hour, Urine

34539-7
Total Protein 2888-6
Albumin 21059-1
Alpha 1

9734-5

Alpha 2 38190-5
Beta 9744-4
Gamma 17817-8
Total Volume 3167-4
Total Protein, 24h hrs 2889-4
Interpretation 13438-7