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Test ID B2M Beta-2-Microglobulin, Serum

Useful For

Prognosis assessment of multiple myeloma

 

Evaluation of renal tubular disorders

Method Name

Nephelometry

Reporting Name

Beta-2-Microglobulin, S

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 1 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days
  Frozen  28 days
  Ambient  14 days

Reference Values

1.21-2.70 mcg/mL

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

82232

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
B2M Beta-2-Microglobulin, S 1952-1

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
B2M Beta-2-Microglobulin, S 1952-1

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved, or is exempt by the US Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

Testing Algorithm

See Laboratory Screening Tests for Suspected Multiple Myeloma in Special Instructions.

Report Available

Same day/1 to 2 days

NY State Approved

Yes

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send 1 of the following forms with the specimen:

-General Request (T239)

-Renal Diagnostics Test Request (T830)