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What is the Urine Bence Jones Proteins test?
The Bence-Jones protein urine test is used to diagnose and check for multiple myeloma, a type of cancer. The abnormal Bence-Jones test result may mean you have a type of malignant lymphoma. These are the cancers of the lymphatic system.
When is the Urine Bence Jones Proteins test recommended?
It is recommended:
To diagnose the conditions that lead to protein in the urine
If you have lots of protein in your urine
If you have signs of blood cancer called multiple myeloma
What does it measure?
The Urine Bence Jones Proteins test:
Analyzes the level of abnormal proteins called Bence-Jones proteins in the urine.
Monitors the abnormal antibodies (paraproteins) made by myeloma cells. One part of the paraprotein is in the light chain, or Bence Jones protein, which the body gets rid of in the urine.
This protein is specifically produced by plasma cells that provide immunity to the body. In healthy individuals, the levels of this protein are within a certain range. However, in people with multiple myeloma, - a certain type of cancer of the plasma cells, the amount of this protein is higher.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 96 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Urine Bence Jones Proteins test in Bangalore?
The cost of the Urine Bence Jones Proteins test in Bangalore is Rs. 550.
How often should I get tested for the Urine Bence Jones Proteins test?
The Urine Bence Jones Proteins test is prescribed by your doctor after a complete assessment of your condition.
What are the normal values for the Urine Bence Jones Proteins test?
k/l light chain ratio is 0.26 to 1.65.
What is the type of sample required?
This requires a urine sample for this test.
What time should I get the test done?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for a Urine Bence Jones Proteins test?
Fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for a Urine Bence Jones Proteins test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book a Urine Bence Jones Proteins test in Bangalore?
Log onto www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time booked by you.
Why should I book a Urine Bence Jones Proteins test with Orange Health in Bangalore?
Orange Health is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Bangalore. Our trained, professional, and vaccinated e Medic will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!
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