Kappa and Lambda-Freelite Serum in Chandigarh
Kappa and Lambda-Freelite serum test monitors plasma cells in the body.
To help detect, diagnose, and monitor plasma cell disorders (dyscrasias) such as multiple myeloma, primary amyloidosis, and related diseases or to monitor the effectiveness of treatment
Serum free light chain testing and a kappa/lambda ratio is recommended along with a protein electrophoresis test when someone shows signs of a plasma cell disorder. The symptoms include:
- Bone and Muscle aches
- Numbness, tingling and swelling of the arms and legs
- Breathlessness, breathing difficulty
- Irregular heartbeat
- Easy bruising
- Purple patches around the eyes
- Swelling of tongue
This test measures the amount of free kappa and lambda light chains in the plasma and analyses a kappa/lambda ratio to help discover, diagnose, and examine conditions associated with an increased production of free light chains.
Reference Values Of Kappa and Lambda-Freelite Serum
0.26 to 1.65 for individuals with normal kidney function.
Increased kappa free light chains and an amplified kappa/lambda ratio may be seen with plasma cell disorders that creates excess monoclonal kappa light chains.
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