Table 2

Laboratory characteristics of MGUS patients with progression of disease.

Parameter

MGUS #1

MGUS #2

Reference range


Hemoglobin, g/L

133

140

121 – 161

Total protein, g/L

74

45

63 – 82

Creatinine, g/L

0.019

0.046

0.006–0.012

Calcium, g/L

0.089

0.091

0.084–0.102

β2-microglobulin, mg/L

4.9

12.1

0.7–1.8

LDH, U/L

204

223

140–271

% PC by morphology

4.6 ⇒ 10

8.5 ⇒ 12

-

Urinary M component (mg/24 hrs)

647 ⇒ 1,640

755 ⇒ 1,786

-

κ:λ light chain ratio

79.4

44.8

0.26–1.65


Olteanu et al. BMC Clinical Pathology 2008 8:13   doi:10.1186/1472-6890-8-13

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