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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
Bence Jones protein
Sample
Urine
Sample container
Universal container / 20mL white top
Volume required
20 mL
Special requirements for specimen collection
Qualitative test
Discipline
Biochemistry
Clinical notes
The measurement of Bence Jones protein (BJP) has largely been replaced by the serum FLC ratio. 
If Bence jones proteins has to be requested this sample is referred. Please send an early morning urine.
Turn around time
5 working days
Referral laboratory (if applicable)
Chesterfield Royal Hospital
Last modified: 02/08/2017