Test Overview
Test Methodology

Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS)

Reference Range *

Negative: No monoclonal protein detected

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

2 - 5 days

Soft Order Code
MALD
Synonyms
  • MALDO
  • DMOGA
  • TMOGA
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo MALD
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection

Collect specimen in SST or red top tube. Spin and aliquot into a screw capped plastic tube. Send to Specimen Processing refrigerated.

Special Handling

This test can only be ordered if approved by Riccardo Valdez MD, Lab Formulary Committee. Hematology-Oncology providers have automatic approval. Twelve hours of fasting is preferred but not required
If Monoclonal Gammopathy to Mayo is ordered, (DMOGA or TMOGA), replace with in house test. (Unless approval is given by the Chemical Pathology Pathologist)

Fasting Specimen
Preferred bu not required
Normal Volume
1 mL serum
Minimum Volume
1 mL serum
Storage Temperature
Refrigerated preferred, Ambient, frozen also acceptable
Additional Information

Test performed by Mayo Clinic Laboratories

Billing
CPT Code
86334
NY State Approved
No