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Identification of monoclonal immunoglobulin heavy and light chainsDocumentation of complete response to therapy
No monoclonal protein detected
Immunofixation impression comments are made based on visual interpretation of gels.
Immunofixation is not a quantitative assay. If a monoclonal protein is identified, a serum protein electrophoresis assay is required for quantifying the abnormality.
Kyle RA, Katzmann JA, Lust, JA, Dispenzieri A: Clinical indications and applications of electrophoresis and immunofixation. In Manual of Clinical Laboratory Immunology. Sixth edition. Edited by NR Rose, RG Hamilton, B Detrick. Washington DC. ASM Press, 2002, pp 66-70