Immunofixation Electrophoresis, Blood and Urine
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To identify the individual types of immunoglobulins, toward diagnosing diseases such as multiple myeloma, and to evaluate effectiveness of chemotherapy.
There are no food, fluid, medication, or activity restrictions unless by medical direction. As appropriate, provide the required urine collection container and specimen collection instructions.
(Method: Immunoprecipitation combined with electrophoresis) Test results are interpreted by a pathologist. Normal placement and intensity of staining provide information about the immunoglobulin bands.
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Immunofixation Electrophoresis, Blood and Urine." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425307/all/Immunofixation_Electrophoresis_Blood_and_Urine.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Immunofixation Electrophoresis, Blood and Urine. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425307/all/Immunofixation_Electrophoresis_Blood_and_Urine. Accessed September 20, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Immunofixation Electrophoresis, Blood and Urine. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425307/all/Immunofixation_Electrophoresis_Blood_and_Urine
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Immunofixation Electrophoresis, Blood and Urine [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 September 20]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425307/all/Immunofixation_Electrophoresis_Blood_and_Urine.
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