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Beta 2 Microglobulin (urine)

Similar Tests
Beta-2 microglobulin, ?2-microglobulin, B2M
Specimen Required
Urine
What is being tested?

BMG assay is used to measures the amount of a protein called beta-2 microglobulin (B2M) in the blood, urine to figure out the severity of cancer, to predict disease development and to give a treatment guideline.
 

Test Preparation Needed
  • Collect the sterile urine specimen container and a zip lock bag from the laboratory.
  • Urine may be collected at any time but the morning sample is preferable.
  • Wash the genital area with soap and dry the area using toilet paper. Be sure that there remains no water or soap.¬†
  • Urinate first stream samples into the toilet.
  • Collect 10-20 ml Mid Stream Urine (MSU) in the sterile container.
  • Wrap the container with tissue and keep it inside the supplied zip lock bag.
  • Send the sample to the laboratory as early as possible (more than 2 hrs. is not acceptable). If it is not possible to send the sample within the time limit then preserve it in refrigerator¬†(+20C - +80C) not more than 2-4 hrs.
Available Days
Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Test Turn Around Time
72 Hours
Test Price
1470 BDT