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About Immunofixation Electrophoresis, Serum test

Immunofixation Electrophoresis, Serum test

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Know more about Immunofixation Electrophoresis, Serum test

The immunofixation blood test is used to identify proteins called immunoglobulins in blood.

As a follow up to abnormal findings on other laboratory tests, such as total protein and/or albumin level, elevated urine protein levels, elevated calcium levels, or low white or red blood cell counts

When symptoms suggest an inflammatory condition, an autoimmune disease, an acute or chronic infection, a kidney or liver disorder, or a protein-losing condition

When a health practitioner is investigating symptoms that suggest multiple myeloma, such as bone pain, anemia, fatigue, unexplained fractures, or recurrent infections, to look for the presence of a characteristic band (monoclonal immunoglobulin) in the beta or gamma region; if a sharp band is seen, its identity as a monoclonal immunoglobulin is typically confirmed by immunofixation electrophoresis. 

To monitor treatment of multiple myeloma to see if the monoclonal band is reduced in quantity or disappears completely with treatment.

If the autoimmune disorder affects the blood, you may need blood transfusions. 

People with autoimmune disorders that affect the bones, joints, or muscles may need help with movement or other functions. 

Medicines are often prescribed to control or reduce the immune system's response. They are often called immunosuppressive medicines. Such medicines may include corticosteroids (such as prednisone) and nonsteroid drugs such as azathioprine, cyclophosphamide, mycophenolate, sirolimus, or tacrolimus. 

The goals of treatment are to: Reduce symptoms Control the autoimmune process Maintain the body's ability to fight disease Which treatments are used depends on the specific disease and your symptoms. Some patients may need supplements to replace a hormone or vitamin that the body is lacking. Examples include thyroid supplements, vitamins such as B12, or insulin injections.

Supplements to replace a substance that the body lacks, such as thyroid hormone, vitamin B12, or insulin, due to the autoimmune disease. Blood transfusions if blood is affected. Physical therapy to help with movement if the bones, joints, or muscles are affected. 

Test Method 1 : The test requires a blood sample, which is drawn through a needle from a vein in your arm. 

Report available : Turn around time is 24 hours. 

A person have the following symptoms should get this done: As a follow up to abnormal findings on other laboratory tests, such as total protein and/or albumin level, elevated urine protein levels, elevated calcium levels, or low white or red blood cell counts

When symptoms suggest an inflammatory condition, an autoimmune disease, an acute or chronic infection, a kidney or liver disorder, or a protein-losing condition

When a health practitioner is investigating symptoms that suggest multiple myeloma, such as bone pain, anemia, fatigue, unexplained fractures, or recurrent infections, to look for the presence of a characteristic band (monoclonal immunoglobulin) in the beta or gamma region; if a sharp band is seen, its identity as a monoclonal immunoglobulin is typically confirmed by immunofixation electrophoresis. 

To monitor treatment of multiple myeloma to see if the monoclonal band is reduced in quantity or disappears completely with treatment.

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