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Beta-2 microglobulin, urine

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: ARUP 
Test ID: LAB2666 
Methodology: Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Schedule: Daily
Reported: 2-5 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 10.0 mL Urine in a Urine Container.
Pediatric volume: 5 mL.
Handling: Patient Prep: Void the urinary bladder, then drink a large glass of water and collect a urine specimen within 1 hour..
Stability: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 2 months

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: May indicate renal involvement in patients with diabetic nephropathy, cadmium toxicity, or progressing idiopathic membranous nephropathy.

http://ltd.aruplab.com/Tests/Pub/0080432

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 82232
Last Changed: 10/06/2016 04:21:21
Last Reviewed: 12/21/2016 04:58:19