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chain

A unit of measurement formerly used in surveying and still seen in deeds with old property descriptions.One chain equals 66 feet.

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Serum free light chain assays may detect increased concentrations of light chains in the serum but do not establish their monoclonality and cannot differentiate between light chain disease and IgD or IgE myeloma.
Since immunofixation for IgD is not routinely performed many cases are misdiagnosed as light chain disease (5).
Despite the usually quoted high clinical sensitivity of serum FLC assay in detecting light chain disease, results within reference intervals can occur with intact immunoglobulin paraproteinemia (3).