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Blood Sciences

Blood Test Information

(a.k.a EP, Protein strip, EPGS)
minimum sample volume required ~ 5ml

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Tube type: SST

Special instructions
For initial myeloma screen, please also send an early morning urine sample for Bence Jones Protein (BJP) analysis.

Minimum retesting interval
Test should not be repeated within 18 days

Reference range


Turnaround Time
10 days

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application

Please note This test is not currently accredited, as the analyser has been changed. The test has been internally verified for use and is expected to be accredited by May 2018.


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