SPE: Protein Electrophoresis, Serum

Additional Tests Offered (Per Consultation)

TURN AROUND TIME

2-3 Days Mon-Sat

TEST INFO

SAMPLE INFO

Test Name
SPE: Protein Electrophoresis, Serum
Alternate Name(s)
  • SPE
Test Description
Protein Electrophoresis evaluates the major protein fractions (i.e., albumin, alpha 1, alpha 2, beta and gamma proteins) to determine if there are deficiencies or excesses, as seen with macroglobulinemia, monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS), and multiple myeloma.
CyberLAB Test Info

Test Name

Test #

SPE

110

Method Description
  • Electrophoresis
  • Spectrophotometry(SP)
FDA Cleared / Approved
No
CPT Code(s)
  • 84155
  • 84165
STAT Allowed
No
Notes
Setup Mon-Sat Afternoon
Draw Status

Living

Sample Volume
Minimum Sample Volume
  • 1 mL
Preferred Sample Volume
  • 2 mL
Sample Type
Preferred
  • Serum - Red Top Tube
  • Serum - Serum Separator Tube
Sample Stability
  • Ambient - 5 days
  • Frozen - 28 days
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - 7 days
Transport
Refrigerated
Notes
Fasting sample preferred