Specimen: 2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability (Room): 2 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 1 week
Stability (Frozen): 4 weeks
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 10 – 15 days
Usage: This assay in combination with serum protein electrophoresis and immunofixation electrophoresis yields high sensitivity (99%) for the diagnosis of Plasma cell disorders (PCD). Baseline measurement is of major prognostic value and allows quantitative monitoring of patients with oligosecretory PCD.
Components: *Kappa Light Chains * Lambda Light chains* Kappa Lambda Ratio
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required