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Free Light Chains (Kappa & Lambda), Serum

What is Free Light Chains (Kappa & Lambda), Serum?

This blood test quantifies the amount of free light chains or kappa and lambda chains inside the blood stream. Usually the light chains have a tendency to get attached to the heavy chains. They are then known as bound light chains. When the number of light chains outnumbers the heavy ones, the excess light chains are referred to as ‘’free’’. "

Sample Type

The sample type collected for Free Light Chains (Kappa & Lambda), Serum is: Blood

Preparation for Free Light Chains (Kappa & Lambda), Serum

  • No special preparation required

Why Get Tested for Free Light Chains (Kappa & Lambda), Serum?

This test helps to detect, diagnose and observe the disturbances of the plasma cells. These cells are primary amyloidosis, multiple myeloma and various other associated diseases.


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We at CORE Diagnostics are a renowned pathology testing laboratory & a premier institute in the country capable of providing varied diagnostic tests & facilities in the field of laboratory medicine and have established state-of-art testing facilities in Gurgaon. We are a Clinical laboratory focused on Next Generation Diagnostics for disease stratification and therapy selection. We are focused on bringing the most advanced testing techniques and expertise to India and aim to become the destination for all your high-end diagnostic needs.

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