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β2-Microglobulin, Blood and Urine

β2-Microglobulin, Blood and Urine is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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Synonym/Acronym:
β2-M, BMG.

Rationale
To assist in diagnosing malignancy such as lymphoma, leukemia, or multiple myeloma. Also valuable in assessing for chronic severe inflammatory and kidney diseases.

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction. Usually, a 24-hr urine collection is ordered. As appropriate, provide the required urine collection container and specimen collection instructions.

Normal Findings
Method: Immunochemiluminometric assay.

SampleConventional and SI Units
SerumLess than 2.5 mg/L
Urine0–300 mcg/L

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
N/A

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "SS2-Microglobulin, 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/425421/4/β2_Microglobulin_Blood_and_Urine.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. SS2-Microglobulin, 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/425421/4/β2_Microglobulin_Blood_and_Urine. Accessed August 17, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). SS2-Microglobulin, Blood and Urine. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425421/4/β2_Microglobulin_Blood_and_Urine
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. SS2-Microglobulin, Blood and Urine [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 August 17]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425421/4/β2_Microglobulin_Blood_and_Urine.
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