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Lab Test Dictionary

Kappa Light Chain, Free, Serum (15061)

Methodology

Nephelometry


Synonyms

Light Chains

Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB4248

Lab Test Days

3 Days a week

Standard TAT

5-6 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

4 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 7 Days; Refrigerated: 21 Days; Frozen: 90 Days

Rejection Criteria

Hemolysis; Lipemia; Microbially contaminated serum; Heavy visible particulate

Test Volume Required

2 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

1 mL Serum


CPT Codes

83883


Revised

07-13-13

Initials

SL