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Test ID: TLCU    
Immunoglobulin Total Light Chains, Urine

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

87934

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 whose urines demonstrate large M-spikes

 

Confirming the quantitation of specimens that show M-spikes by electrophoresis

 

Detecting urine monoclonal proteins and identification of specimens that need urine protein electrophoresis

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
KTLCUKappa Total Light Chain, UNoYes
LTLCULambda Total Light Chain, UNoYes
KLTRUKappa/Lambda TLC Ratio, UNoYes

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

Nephelometry

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

Immunoglobulin Total Light Chains,U

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

Immunoglobulin Light Chains
Kappa Light Chains
Lambda Light Chains
Light Chains, Kappa and Lambda
Urine Light Chains