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Paraprotein Studies

Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
SEPG
Specimen types:
Serum
Container types:
Serum tube with gelSerum tube with gel
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Minimum Adult Volume:
2 mL
Paediatric Minimum Volume:
1 mL
Notes:

Request 'Paraprotein', not IgG, IgM or IgA, to follow levels of mononuclear proteins or paraproteins in patients under treatment for lymphoproliferative or related disorders

Paraprotein is measured by quantitative electrophoresis

Frequency:
Daily
Result Turnaround Time:
3-5 days
Laboratory Use Only
External Laboratory:
Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute
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