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Test Code B2MG Beta-2-Microglobulin,Serum, LAB49



Specimen Requirements


Preferred: Gold-top serum gel tube or plain, red top tube

Specimen Volume:  0.5 mL of serum

Stability:  Refrigerated 3 days/Frozen at -20 C for prolonged storage

Collection Instructions: Allow specimen to completely clot before centrifugation.

Reference Values

0.80-2.34 mcg/mL

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday & Thursday

Test Classification and CPT Coding


Useful For

Elevated levels may be helpful in diagnosis of tubule-interstitial disorders, systemic lupus erythematosus, malignant lymphoma and myeloma.

Performing Laboratory

St. Lukes Hospital Cedar Rapids

Analytic Time

2-4 days upon receipt