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Multiple Myeloma tests
Multiple Myeloma

Tests could include:

  • Serum protein electrophoresis (SPEP) is a laboratory technique that is used to determine the levels of some types of proteins in a blood sample. Serum is the liquid part of your blood. There are a number of reasons why a doctor may order this test...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Immunoglobulins (Ig) are also known as antibodies. These proteins protect the body against disease. There are many different types of Ig. Certain diseases result in the growth of an excess number of antibody-producing cells. In some diseases these...
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  • A uric acid blood test determines how much uric acid is in your blood. The test can help determine how well your body produces and removes uric acid.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A white blood cell (WBC) count measures the number of white blood cells in your blood. A WBC differential determines the percentage of each type of white blood cell present in your blood. A differential can also detect immature white blood cells o...
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  • The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles and tendons that help stabilize the shoulder and aid in movement. Rotator cuff strains or tears are caused by overuse or acute injury. Repetitive lifting can put you at risk.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A gastric emptying scan, also known as a gastric emptying study or test, is an exam that uses nuclear medicine to determine how fast food leaves the stomach.
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  • An X-ray is a common imaging test that has been used for decades to help doctors view the inside of the body without having to make an incision. The X-ray was made public in 1896 with an image of the hand of anatomist Albert von K├Âliker. In the hu...
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  • A lymph node biopsy is an outpatient procedure that can take place at a hospital, in your doctor's office, or in any other medical facilities.
    Source:HLCMS
  • PET scan is an imaging technique that uses a radioactive tracer to locate tissue differences at a molecular level. Learn more about the exam and its uses.
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  • A bone marrow biopsy is a procedure that takes a small sample of the marrow inside your bones for testing in a laboratory. This test is used to see if you have an infection, disease, or other problem in your bone marrow. Bone marrow is the spongy ...
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