Clinical Chemistry Case 1

Presented By Dr Hoda A. Hagras

Released on 23-8-2019

Patient Data

Seventy years old

Clinical Data

History of IgG kappa multiple myeloma.

Related Laboratory Results

There is a new peak in the beta region.

Case Picture(s) / Photo(s)

Comment / Findings

Fibrinogen interference due to incomplete clotting - Pre-analytical error

Additional Note

Common interference in S. protein electrophoresis (SPeP) and Immunofixation electrophoresis (IFE)

1- Fibrinogen

2- Hemolysis which is separated also at beta region.

3- Monoclonal antibodies therapy .

4- Some antibiotics.