A 39-year-old female asked:

47 yo husband had spe w/ normal component values but 2 zones of restriction (beta&gamma). ife w/ igg lambda m-protein and monoclonal free lambda. gave value in mg/dl for both monoclonal 1&2. is the m spike the sum of these 2 values (=266 mg/dl)?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Talk to the doctor who ordered the tests. Having said that, the data you provided is not interpretable without looking at the electrophoretic gels. Do follow your doctor's advice about follow up tests. Wish you good health!
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