Test Overview
Test Methodology

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

Reference Range *

Negative: No monoclonal protein detected

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

2 - 5 days

Soft Order Code
MALD
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.

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
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