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  Serum Electrophoresis Specimen Type:
  also known as SPEP , EPG Serum

Blood


CHEMISTRY

Specimen requirements: Gel Separator Tube 4 mL
  or:Gel Separator Tube 6 mL
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
Alpha-1-Globulin 0.10 0.40 g/dL N/A
Alpha-2-Globulin 0.60 1.10 g/dL N/A
Beta Globulin 0.60 1.30 g/dL N/A
Gamma Globulin 0.70 1.50 g/dL N/A
Total Protein 6.00 8.00 g/dL N/A
Unit of measure: g/dL
Ideal sample: 5 mL serum
Absolute minimum amount: 2 mL
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
Request test on form: MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): Chemistry - Blood
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Once a week.
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 7-10 Days
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Chemistry : Processing Desk, 1st floor, Hospital,
  room 1-013
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Electrophoresis
Special Instructions: Effective 2/7/02 spep results are available in PCIS. For spep results prior to 2/7/02 please see the patient's chart
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: SPEP
CyberLAB code: 2040
Lab Processing Instructions: Performed on serum specimens only.  No plasma specimens.