Last updated: Thursday, 23, December, 2010
|Key Information||Appropriate Tests|
Paraproteinaemia in which the monoclonal protein is IgM.
Protein (total), albumin; protein electrophoresis, paraprotein typing, immunoglobulins G, A, M; FBC, blood film, differential WCC; ESR.See also Paraproteinaemia
See Autoimmune haemolysis (idiopathic 'cold' antibody haemolysis).
B lymphoplasmacytic and lymphocytic neoplasms
Bone marrow aspiration and trephine biopsy, lymph node biopsy, as indicated. Lymphocyte immunophenotyping on blood, bone marrow aspirate, lymph node biopsy material, as appropriate.
See also Hyperviscosity syndrome