BENCE JONES PROTEIN
Department: Biochemistry
Alternate Names for Test: BJ PROT
BJP
M-PROTEIN URINE
PROTEIN ELECTROPHORESIS (Urine)
URINE ELECTROPHORESIS
URINE M-PROTEIN
Constituent Tests: BJP, Urine Protein, Urine Creatinine
Specimen Collection Requirements:
Patient Preparation: Urine Bence Jones protein is part of the recommended workup for patients with 
suspected plasma cell dyscrasias


Sample Type:

1x Urine - Random

Sample Type Notes: Early morning recommended.
Referred Specimens:
Preferred Aliquot: 20mL urine
Pre-Transport Requirements to Reference Lab: Refrigerate
Transport Requirements to Reference Lab: Ambient
In the Lab:
Delphic Code: BJP
Ultra Code: BJP
Lab Solutions Code: RBJP
Turnaround Time: Availability Weekly, Turn Around Time 7 days
Reference Interval & Interpretation:  Not detected  
Method: Immunoblot with agarose electrophoresis and kappa and lambda free light chains.
Link to Application and Diagnostic Use Website: https://www.rcpa.edu.au/Library/Practising-Pathology/RCPA-Manual/Items/Pathology-Tests
Contact Details:
Lab Contact: Max Reed
Department Name: Biochemistry
Phone: (04) 381 5900
Email: Max.Reed@wellingtonscl.co.nz

Test Information last updated on 18/10/2017
Website last updated on 20/11/2017 10:38

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