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FREE LIGHT CHAINS PANEL

Test Code
GAMPAN
 
SynonymsElectrophoresis; ELP; SPEP; Monoclonal Peak; M-Spike; Immunofixation; Kappa; Lambda; Freelite; Free Light Chains Gammopathy Diagnostic Panel
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Container TypeSerum separator tube (gold, brick, SST, or corvac)
Supply Item Numberpicture1467
Specimen TypeSerum
Preferred Volume3 mL
Emergency Minimum Volume2 mL
Specimen ProcessingSeparate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection and transfer to a standard PAML aliquot tube.
Store and TransportRefrigerated
StabilityRefrigerated 5 days  Frozen (-20 °C) 1 month  
Unacceptable ConditionPlasma; repeated freeze/thaw cycles should be avoided; contaminated samples; samples containing particulate matter; lipemic or hemolyzed serum samples
CPT Codes83883 x 2, 86334, 84165
Interface Order Code84999.Z399
Billing CodeGAMPAN
Test ScheduleTue, Fri
Turnaround Time2-6 days
MethodImmunologic, Agarose Gel ELP, IFE
Reference Ranges
TitleDescriptorRangesUnits
Kappa FLC3.30-19.40mg/L
Lambda FLC5.70-26.30mg/L
Kappa/Lambda FLC Ratio0.26-1.65
Results obtained by using The Binding Site reagents on The Binding Site Optilite analyzer.
Protein, Total0-12 months4.3-6.9g/dL
1-3 years5.2-7.4
3-6 years5.6-7.7
6-10 years6.5-8.3
10-18 years6.1-8.0
18-60 years6.3-8.0
60+ years6.1-7.8
Albumin0-4 days2.9-4.6g/dL
4 days-14 years3.9-5.6
14-18 years3.3-4.7
18-60 years3.5-5.0
60-90 years3.3-4.8
90+ years3.0-4.7
Alpha-10.1-0.4g/dL
Alpha-20.5-1.1g/dL
Beta-10.4-0.8g/dL
Beta-20.2-0.6g/dL
Gamma0.6-1.5g/dL
Albumin45.0-80.0%
Alpha-11.0-6.0%
Alpha-26.0-17.0%
Beta-15.0-13.0%
Beta-22.0-8.5%
Gamma7.5-24.0%
Interpretation
Monoclonal Peak
If Positive
Monoclonal Proteing/dL
Monoclonal Protein %%
Monoclonal Protein (2)g/dL
Monoclonal Protein (2)%%
Immunofixation Interpretation

Interface Codes
typeorder codetest descriptionresult coderesult descriptionunitsdecimal placesloinc code
o84999.Z399Free Light Chains Gammopathy Diag PNL
r84999.Z399Free Light Chains Gammopathy Diag PNL83883.Z15Kappa FLCmg/dL236916-5
r84999.Z399Free Light Chains Gammopathy Diag PNL83883.Z16Lambda FLCmg/dL233944-0
r84999.Z399Free Light Chains Gammopathy Diag PNL83883.Z17Kappa Lambda FLC Ratio 215189-4
r84999.Z399Free Light Chains Gammopathy Diag PNL84165.Z10Protein, Totalg/dL12885-2
r84999.Z399Free Light Chains Gammopathy Diag PNL84165.Z23Albuming/dL1
r84999.Z399Free Light Chains Gammopathy Diag PNL84165.Z24Alpha 1g/dL12865-4
r84999.Z399Free Light Chains Gammopathy Diag PNL84165.Z25Alpha 2g/dL12868-8
r84999.Z399Free Light Chains Gammopathy Diag PNL84165.Z26Beta 1g/dL132730-4
r84999.Z399Free Light Chains Gammopathy Diag PNL84165.Z27Beta 2g/dL132731-2
r84999.Z399Free Light Chains Gammopathy Diag PNL84165.Z28Gammag/dL12874-6
r84999.Z399Free Light Chains Gammopathy Diag PNL84165.Z30Interpretation  12851-2
r84999.Z399Free Light Chains Gammopathy Diag PNL84165.Z32Monoclonal Proteing/dL 51435-6
r84999.Z399Free Light Chains Gammopathy Diag PNL84165.Z33Monoclonal Protien %% 56766-9
r84999.Z399Free Light Chains Gammopathy Diag PNL84165.Z40Monoclonal Protein (2)g/dL 35559-4
r84999.Z399Free Light Chains Gammopathy Diag PNL84165.Z42Monoclonal Protein %% 44932-2
r84999.Z399Free Light Chains Gammopathy Diag PNL84165.Z71Albumin%113980-8
r84999.Z399Free Light Chains Gammopathy Diag PNL84165.Z72Alpha 1%113978-2
r84999.Z399Free Light Chains Gammopathy Diag PNL84165.Z73Alpha 2%113981-6
r84999.Z399Free Light Chains Gammopathy Diag PNL84165.Z74Beta 1%132732-0
r84999.Z399Free Light Chains Gammopathy Diag PNL84165.Z75Beta 2%132733-8
r84999.Z399Free Light Chains Gammopathy Diag PNL84165.Z76Gamma%113983-2
r84999.Z399Free Light Chains Gammopathy Diag PNL84165.Z77Monoclonal Peak  13348-8
r84999.Z399Free Light Chains Gammopathy Diag PNL86334.Z9Immunofix. Interp.  25700-6

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