Paraprotein Analysis
Investigation : Paraprotein Analysis
Specimen type : Serum
Spec container : Serum Gel 
Volume required : 5ml
Reference range : None detected
Turnaround : <7 days

Methodology: immunofixation

If requesting a "myeloma screen", it is important to send both serum and urine (intact immunoglobulins are frequently only detectable in serum, while light chains are frequently only detectable in urine).

For urine paraprotein analysis see Bence-Jones Protein


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