SPE, EPS, SEP
Investigation and monitoring of myeloma, and other B cell
Investigation of high serum globulin level
Suspicion of abnormal alpha-1 antitrypsin.
Part of Profile
Automatically done when immunoglobulin levels are requested on
an adult; reflex request if patient has globulin level
Request on ICE
Aliquot and store at 4°C
Causes for Rejection
Unlabelled or incorrectly labelled sample; assay within previous
month; plasma sample
An interpretative report issued.
Further investigations will be performed if an abnormal band is
found - confirmation, identification and quantitation.