IMMUNOFIXATION ELECTROPHORESIS (IFE), SERUM
2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Separate serum within 1 hour of collection. Ship refrigerated or frozen. Grossly hemolysed specimens are not acceptable.
Agarose Gel Electrophoresis and Immunofixation
Sample by 1pm Report Same Day
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