TEST CATALOG ORDERING & RESULTS SPECIMEN HANDLING CUSTOMER SERVICE EDUCATION & INSIGHTS
Test Catalog

Test ID: FIFLC    
Immunofixation with Free Light Chains, Quantitative, Urine

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Urine

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Specimen Type: Urine

Submission Container/Tube: Two 4-mL plastic aliquot tube(s)

Specimen Volume: 8 mL (Two 4-mL plastic aliquot tube(s))

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect urine for 24 hours (NO preservative).

2. Refrigerate specimen during the 24-hour collection.

3. Send specimen refrigerate in Two 4-mL plastic aliquot tube(s)

4. Collection volume and duration are required

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

4 mL (2 vials 2 mL each)

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Thawing** Cold OK; Warm reject

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
UrineRefrigerated (preferred)21 days
 Frozen 180 days