Detection and characterization of monoclonal components in serum and urine.


Detection of a monoclonal component (the immunoglobulin product of a clone of plasma cells) in the serum and/or urine is an important part of the laboratory evaluation of a patient with a plasma cell or B-lymphocyte proliferative disease. Usually, large quantities of monoclonal components are present in the serum of patients with multiple myeloma or… (More)


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