Protein Electrophoresis, Urine

Additional Info: Test includes total protein, albumin, alpha 1, alpha 2, beta, gamma, and pathology interpretation

Methodology: Spectrophotometry and Electrophoresis

Specimen Requirements: 30 mL from a random urine collection in a urine sample cup supplied by Meadville Medical Center. Refrigerate specimen after collection.


  • Preserved urine is unacceptable.
  • 24 hour specimen is no longer accepted for this test.

Analytical Time: 2 days

Days Set Up: Monday through Friday

CPT Information:
84166 – electrophoresis
84156 – Protein

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