Table 1

Summary for comparison of diagnostic accuracies between the two free light chain assays in patients with multiple myeloma and acute kidney injury
Siemens % misclassified by Siemens Test
Yes No
LCMM Freelite Yes 7 1 12.5%
No 0 0
IIMM Yes 17 4 19%
No 0 0

The table above shows the number of patients that tested positive or negative with the Freelite and Siemens FLC assays. The Siemens FLC assay misclassified 5/28 patients with monoclonal FLC >500 mg/L. LCMM – light chain multiple myeloma, IIMM – intact immunoglobulin multiple myeloma.

Hutchison et al.

Hutchison et al. BMC Clinical Pathology 2012 12:12   doi:10.1186/1472-6890-12-12

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