pseudoparaproteinemia

pseudoparaproteinemia

An ↑ of transferrin to ≥ 2-fold normal–2-4 g/L; US: 200-400 mg/dl, in response to severe iron-deficiency anemia; because transferrin exists as a single molecular species and migrates as a 'tight' band in the β region in serum electrophoresis, it mimics paraproteinemia
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Pseudoparaproteinemia related to iomeprol administration after angiocardiography: detection in the beta fraction by capillary zone electrophoresis.
We report for the first time a pseudoparaproteinemia caused by the administration of Geloplasma.