Utility of flow cytometric kappa and lambda light chain analysis of peripheral blood

ANDIÇ N., Sahin D. G. , Akay O. M. , ÜSKÜDAR TEKE H., GÜNDÜZ E., Gulbas Z.

JOURNAL OF BUON, vol.20, no.5, pp.1322-1326, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF BUON
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1322-1326
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: Monoclonality in the peripheral blood can be shown by flow cytometric analysis of kappa (kappa) and lambda (lambda) light chain ratio of B lymphocytes. We aimed to show the utility of this method in patients with unknown causes of lymphadenopathy and/or splenomegaly.