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Test Code IFXEDM Immunofixation Heavy Chain Type Delta and Epsilon, Serum

Additional Codes

MAYO: IFXED

EPIC: LAB3308


Specimen Required


Patient Preparation: Fasting preferred but not required

Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 1 mL


Secondary ID

606458

Useful For

Identification and isotyping of monoclonal immunoglobulin heavy (IgD and IgE) and light chains

 

Documentation of complete response to therapy

Method Name

Immunofixation

Reporting Name

Immunofixation Delta and Epsilon, S

Specimen Type

Serum

Specimen Minimum Volume

See Specimen Required

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis OK
Gross lipemia OK
Gross icterus OK

Reference Values

Immunofixation Delta and Epsilon: No monoclonal IgD or IgE protein detected.

Immunofixation Delta and Epsilon, Flag: Negative

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been modified from the manufacturer's instructions. Its performance characteristics were determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

86334

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
IFXED Immunofixation Delta and Epsilon, S In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
606458 Immunofixation D and E 74665-1
606981 Flag, Immunofixation D and E No LOINC Needed

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Report Available

2 to 7 days