Test directory: Beta-2-Microglobulin, Urine

Ordering Code3941
Test NameBeta-2-Microglobulin, Urine
AliasBeta-2 Microglobulin, Random Urine
B2 Microglobulin
B-2 Microglobulin
Preferred SpecimenUrine, Random
Preferred ContainerSterile Container
Optimum Volume5 mL
Collection InstructionsPatient should void bladder, then drink a large glass of water. A urine sample should be collected within 1 hour.
Handling InstructionsCentral AP: If pH is greater than 8, lower pH to 6-8 by adding 1M HCL. If pH less than 6, increase pH to 6-8 by adding 5% NaOH. Record pH on the transport tube and test request form
Guam: Adjust pH prior to frozen shipping, record pH on transport tube.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 8 Hours
Refrigerated: 48 Hours
Frozen: 2 Months
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time4 Days
MethodologyQuantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Reference Lab ARUP Laboratories

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Beta-2-Microglobulin, UrineALLSee report.
pH, UrineALLSee report.
Beta-2-Microglobulin, ratio to CRTALLSee report.
Creatinine, Urine - per volumeALLSee report.