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Kappa/Lambda Light Chains, Free with Ratio, Serum
2 mL serum
Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 21 days
Frozen: 90 days
Hemolysis • Lipemia • Microbially contaminated • Heavy visible particulate
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
33608 Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92690-6130
Set up: 3 days a week ; Report available: 3 to 4 days
|Kappa Light Chain, Free, Serum||3.3-19.4 mg/L|
|Lambda Light Chain, Free, Serum||5.7-26.3 mg/L|
|Kappa/Lambda Light Chains Free with Ratio, Serum||0.26-1.65|
Measurement of the amounts of the different light chain types aids in the diagnosis and monitoring of multiple myeloma, lymphocytic neoplasms, Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia, and connective tissue diseases, such as systemic lupus erythematosus.
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