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Free Light Chains

Test Code:
Specimen types:
Container types:
Serum tube with gelSerum tube with gel
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Sample haemolysis may make this test unreportable
Minimum Adult Volume:
2 mL
Twice weekly
Result Turnaround Time:
3-4 days
Reference Interval:

Kappa Free LC      3.3-19.4 mg/L

Lambda Free LC   5.7-26.3 mg/L

K/L Ratio                0.26-1.65

Laboratory Use Only
Transport Instructions:

Samples can be stored and transported at 4o C.

Pathology Handbook

Test & Collection Guide


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