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Lab Test Dictionary

Beta-2-Microglobulin, Serum (852)

Methodology

Nephelometry


Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB00927

Lab Test Days

Monday-Thursday

Standard TAT

5-9 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

2 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)

Collection Instructions

Overnight fasting is preferred.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 5 Days; Refrigerated: 7 Days; Frozen: 30 Days

Rejection Criteria

Hemolysis; Lipemia

Test Volume Required

1 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 mL Serum


CPT Codes

82232


Revised

02-08-15

Initials

SL