Immunofixation electrophoresis

What is Immunofixation electrophoresis?

Immunofixation electrophoresis meaning An immunologic test of the serum or urine used to identify proteins. For myeloma patients, it enables the doctor to identify the M-protein type (IgG, IgA, kappa, or lambda). The most sensitive routine immunostaining technique, it identifies the exact heavy- and light-chain type of M-protein.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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