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Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

FREE KAPPA AND LAMBDA, WITH K/L RATIO, 24 HOUR URINE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
IKL24      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 83883.05         Geisinger Epic ID: 21435

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
24-hour urine
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
2 mL aliquot of 24-hour urine; minimum 1 mL.
Special notes:
Collect specimen with no preservatives. Mix well. Estimate total collection volume from 24-hour urine container. Remove required aliquot. Record total volume on both aliquot tube and request slip (if applicable).

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Reference Ranges have not been established on 24-hour urine for this test. Results are reported in g/24 hr to 3 decimal places. For calculating the Ratio, divide the Kappa result by the Lambda result in g/24 hr.
CPT code(s):
83883 x 2
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Free Kappa, Urine AND Free Lambda, Urine
Methodology:
Nephelometry
Synonyms:
IMMUNOGLOBULINS
TOTAL KAPPA & LAMBDA
TOTAL KAPPA AND LAMBA 24 HOUR

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday-Saturday afternoon    
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