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Test Compendium

7993: KAPPA LIGHT CHAIN, FREE

Test Code

  • 7993

Test Synonym

  • Kappa Light Chain, Free, Serum

Volume

  • 0.5 mL

Minimum Volume

  • 0.15 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum

Container

  • Serum Separator Tube, Transfer Tube- Serum, Plain Red Top Tube

Storage

  • Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

  • 4 days

Special Instructions

  • SST or Red Top Tube. Allow to clot and centrifuge. If a Red Top Tube is drawn, separate as soon as possible to prevent hemolysis.

Specimen Stability

  • 21 days at 2-8 °C >21 days at -20°C

Reference Range

  • Fasting Sex Message Lines Ref Ranges Unit of Measure
    3.30-19.40 mg/L