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Can a hematologist pls explain diff btwn serum free light chain and total flc? Serum and urine numbers are 3x high for flc, total light chain/ratio ok

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Dr. Jocelyn Tan
30 years experience in Medical Oncology
Free light chains: The light chain ratio is a number that represents the ratio of kappa to lambda light chains. It tells me that one light chain is produced at higher amounts versus the other .
Answered on Jan 31, 2020
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