Early morning urine (for screening), 24 hour urine (for quantitation in diagnosed myeloma).
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1 mL (please do not over fill the universal container)
Do not use Borate tubes
Any abnormal bands found in early morning urines for screening will be identified, and a request will be made for a 24-hour urine collection for quantitation of the Bence-Jones protein. Serum protein electophoresis will need to be performed if not already requested
Local / Referred test
This test can detect protein to a lower concentration limit of 4.5 mg/L. This is based on the testing of a dilution series of a known concentration of albumin.Specimen Labelling Procedure