Sample type: Serum
Test name: Serum Electrophoresis a.k.a. myeloma screen, paraprotein studies
Condition / Indication: Myeloma screening & monitoring
Special precautions & notes: Serum electrophoresis and urine for BJP are both required for myeloma investigations. All new paraproteins are typed. New and known paraproteins are quantified.
Container: Serum (Gold top)
Ideal volume (mL): 2 mL
Referred outside NBT for analysis? No
Turnaround time: 5 working days