β2-Microglobulin, Blood and Urine
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To assist in diagnosing malignancy such as lymphoma, leukemia, or multiple myeloma. Also valuable in assessing for chronic severe inflammatory and kidney diseases.
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.
Method: Immunochemiluminometric assay.
|Sample||Conventional and SI Units|
|Serum||Less than 2.5 mg/L|
Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
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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/all/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/all/β2_Microglobulin_Blood_and_Urine. Accessed October 15, 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/all/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 October 15]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425421/all/β2_Microglobulin_Blood_and_Urine.
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