Phillips, David; Talaulikar, Dipti; Hawkins, Carolyn; Hickman, Peter
Introduction: There is a paucity of data on the utilisation of the serum-free light chain (sFLC) and compliance with published guidelines. Methods: Serum-free light chain assays requested at our institute for the diagnosis, prognosis and monitoring of plasma cell dyscrasias from July 2008 to March 2010 were compared with the International Myeloma Working Group (IMWG) consensus guidelines. Results: In total, 1150 assays were performed (4.3 assays per patient, range 1-20). Eight hundred and...[Show more]
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