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Test ID: HIGM    
Heavy-Light Chain IgM Kappa/IgM Lambda, Immunofluorescence

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Immunofluorescent staining of IgM kappa and IgM lambda to aid in the diagnosis of monoclonal gammopathy-associated nephropathies

Reflex Tests Lists tests that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial tests.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
IFPCIIF InitialNoNo
IFPCAIF AdditionalNoNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

For the initial immunofluorescence (IF) stain performed, the appropriate bill-only test ID will be added and charged (IFPCI). For each additional IF stain performed, an additional bill-only test ID will be added and charged (IFPCA).

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Direct Immunofluorescence

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

HLC IgM Kappa Lambda IF

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Heavy chain/light chain
Monoclonal gammopathy-associated lesions