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Microglobulin, Beta-2-

Alternate names:
B2M
Laboratory:
Biochemistry
Test Code:
B2M
Specimen types:
Serum
Container types:
Serum tube with gelSerum tube with gel
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Sample haemolysis may make this test unreportable
Minimum Adult Volume:
1 mL
Paediatric Minimum Volume:
0.5 mL
Frequency:
Daily
Result Turnaround Time:
4 hours
Reference Interval:
< 60 years 0.8-2.5 mg/L
> 60 years 0.8-3.0 mg/L

 

 

Higher levels may be seen in elderly patients.

Laboratory Use Only
Laboratory Notes:

The sample stability at 2-8C is 3 days, at -15 to -25C  it is 6 months.