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Laboratory Information

Test Name

Beta 2 Microglobulin (Serum)

Synonyms

B2M

External Price (excl. GST)

Price

$25.66

Specimen Collection

Adult Specimen

Gold or Red tube

Paediatric Specimen

Paediatric Gold or Red tube

Instructions for Referral to Waikato Lab

Aliquot Instructions

200uLĀ  Serum

Aliquot Transport

Chilled

Test Information

Department

Immunology

Test Availability

Mon - Fri, 0800 - 1630 excl. Public Holidays

Laboratory Turnaround Time

3 days

Method

Nephelometry

Unit Of Measurement

mg/L

Reference Interval

0-50 yrs: 1.20 - 2.5 mg/L

50-100 yrs: 1.40 - 3.2 mg/L

Uncertainty Of Measurement

<10%