Myeloma screen

 

Alternative names, keywords

Paraproteins, serum protein electrophoresis, immunofixation, free light chains.

Samples required

Clotted blood (gold cap, 5 mL tube).

Test indications

This should be the initial test for ?myeloma.

Comprises serum protein electrophoresis, immunoglobulins and serum free light chains.

Reference range

See report.

Turnaround time

See component tests.

Enquiries

Biochemistry (Special Chemistry)