To assist in diagnosing malignancy such as lymphoma, leukemia, or multiple myeloma. Also valuable in assessing for chronic severe inflammatory and renal diseases.
Serum (1 mL) collected in a red-top tube or 5 mL urine from a timed collection in a clean plastic container with 1 N NaOH as a preservative.
(Method: Immunochemiluminometric assay)
|Sample||Conventional & SI Units|
| Newborn‒1 mo||1.6‒4.8 mg/L|
| 2‒6 mo||1.0‒3.8 mg/L|
| 7‒11 mo||0.9‒3.1 mg/L|
| 1‒6 yr||0.6‒2.4 mg/L|
| 7‒18 yr||0.7‒2.0 mg/L|
| Adult||0.6‒2.4 mg/L|
β2-Microglobulin, Blood and Urine has been found in Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests
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