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Test Code UPEP24 Electrophoresis, Protein, 24 HR, U, LAB5287


Capillary zone electrophoresis

Performing Laboratory

St. Luke's Hospital Cedar Rapids

Specimen Requirements


Preferred: 24-houre timed urine collection. No preservative.

Specimen Volume: 10 mL from a 24-hour timed urine collection.

Stability: Refrigerate specimen during collection, and send specimen refrigerated.

               Specimens may be stored at 2 to 8 °C for up to 7 days and frozen for up to 1 month.

Collection Instructions: Must obtain 24 hour urine jug from lab to start collection.

Note: Starting and ending times of collection are required for processing.

Reference Values

No established reference values

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Friday (days only)

Test Classification and CPT Coding

81050-Timed urine measurement


Useful For

The electrophoretic separation of serum or urine proteins is a screening procedure that aids in the diagnosis of pathophysiologic states associated with changes in protein quantity and molecular nature.

Report Available

1-2 days upon receipt