Protein electrophoresis


Test Information

Test Name

Protein electrophoresis

Synonyms

EPP; monogoclonal gammopathy; immuno electrophoresis; IG paraproteins; M band quantitation; SPE; SPEP; Immunofixation; serum oligoclonal band

Department

Biochemistry

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

PLW


Collection Information

Patient Requestable

Yes


Processing Information

Registration Code

EPP

Group Contains

TP

Notes

  • Department to add on Immuno electrophoresis if required

Alternative Specimen

Lithium Heparin - but this is discouraged as can lead to interference


Methodology

Assay Method

Capillary electrophoresis

Sample Storage

Fridge

Sample Stability

1 week

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

john.woodford@pathlab.co.nz