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Immunofixation Electrophoresis, Blood and Urine

Immunofixation Electrophoresis, Blood and Urine is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
IFE.

Common Use:
To identify the individual types of immunoglobulins, toward diagnosing diseases such as multiple myeloma, and to evaluate effectiveness of chemotherapy.

Specimen:
Serum collected in a gold-, red-, or red/gray-top tube. Place separated serum in a standard transport tube within 2 hr of collection. Urine from a random or timed collection in a clean plastic container.

Normal Findings:
(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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Citation

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 April 19, 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 April 19]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425307/all/Immunofixation_Electrophoresis__Blood_and_Urine.
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