FREE LIGHT CHAINS (Serum)
Department: Immunology
Alternate Names for Test: FLC
LIGHT CHAINS (Serum)
SERUM LIGHT CHAINS
Specimen Collection Requirements:
Patient Preparation: A charge applies, except where the test is ordered by a registered medical 
specialist, or where specialist approval is obtained and the approving clinician's 
name and the clinical indication for the test is noted in the clinical details 
section.
Sample Type:

1x Yellow SST (Serum Separator) tube 8.5mL

Referred Specimens:
Preferred Aliquot:
Pre-Transport Requirements to Reference Lab:  
Transport Requirements to Reference Lab:  
In the Lab:
Delphic Code: SFLC
Ultra Code: FLC
Lab Solutions Code: RFLC
Testing Schedule: Weekly
Reference Interval & Interpretation: Serum Kappa 6.13 - 29.9 mg/L 
Serum Lambda 8.33 - 40.7 mg/L 
Serum FLC Ratio 0.393-1.519 

Method: Immunonephelometry - Siemens BNII nephelometer. The Binding Site kappa & lambda FLC kits
Link to Application and Diagnostic Use Website: https://www.rcpa.edu.au/Library/Practising-Pathology/RCPA-Manual/Items/Pathology-Tests
Contact Details:
Lab Contact: Paul Tustin
Department Name: Immunology
Phone: (04) 3815900
Email: Paul.Tustin@wellingtonscl.co.nz

Test Information last updated on 08/06/2016
Website last updated on 02/12/2016 08:35

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