IMMUNOFIXATION ELECTROPHORESIS (IFE), 24-HOUR URINE
20 mL (10 mL min.) aliquot of 24 hour urine. Do not use preservatives. Record total volume on test request form and urine container. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Agarose Gel Electrophoresis and Immunofixation
Sample by 1pm
Report 2nd day Evening
Includes qualitative identification of IgA/IgG/IgM Heavy Chains and Kappa/ Lambda Light Chains. Does not include identification of IgD/IgE Heavy Chains. For IgD/IgE Heavy Chain typing,