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Bence Jones Protein

Alternative Names:BJP
Urine EPG
Urine Protein Electrophoresis
Urine Paraprotein
Urine Free Light Chains
Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:UPH (random urine); UPT (24hr urine)
Medicare rebatable:Yes
Specimen Types:Urine random
Urine 24 hour
Container Types:
Plain 70mL pot
Urine Bottle PLAIN
Plain 70mL pot
Adults Volume or Mass:10 mL
Minimum/Paediatric Volume or Mass:10 mL
Collection & Request Instructions:Collect at ambient temperature
Retrospective testing within 3 days

For timed (24-hour) urine collection, record start and end date/time of collection on bottle.

Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
Processing Instructions:Store at 4'C

For timed (24-hour) collection, weigh and record start and end date/time of collection on the request slip.

Aliquot and store at 4 degrees Celsius.