BETA 2 MICROGLOBULIN

Synonyms:
Computer Code: B2M
Specimen Collection: 3 mL whole blood (gold top preferred, red top acceptable).
Minimum Volume: 2 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, refrigerate. Serum must be removed from red top tube.
Reference Values: 0.609-2.366 MG/L
Lab Code: SI
Requisition: SEROL
Test Frequency: Weekly
Routine TAT: 7 days
Stat TAT: N/A
CPT Code(s): 82232
LCD or NCD: LCD LCD LCD
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII