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Test ID: MPSU    
Monoclonal Protein Study, 24 Hour, Urine

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

8823

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Monitoring patients with monoclonal gammopathies

Profile Information A profile is a group of laboratory tests that are ordered and performed together under a single Mayo Test ID. Profile information lists the test performed, inclusive of the test fee, when a profile is ordered and includes reporting names and individual availability.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
PTUProtein, Total, UYesYes
PEUProtein Electrophoresis, UNoYes
IFXUImmunofixation, UNoYes

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

The following algorithms are available in Special Instructions:

-Laboratory Approach to the Diagnosis of Amyloidosis

-Laboratory Screening Tests for Suspected Multiple Myeloma

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

PTU: Dye Binding (Pyrogallol Red)

PEU: Agarose Gel Electrophoresis

IFXU: Immunofixation

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Monoclonal Protein Study, U

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Bence Jones Urine
Heavy Chains Urine
Immunoelectrophoresis, Urine
Immunofixation Electrophoresis (IFE)
Immunofixation, Urine
Kappa Chains Urine
Lambda Chains Urine
Light Chains Urine
Paraprotein
Special Protein Studies