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Healthy athletic 17 yo female with no reported underlying disorders, medications, or unusual things for a CMP pre College with a slightly elevated Phosphate 4.6 (3.0-4.5 mg/dL) and alkaline phosphatase of 46 (52-144 u/L).
By report all other lab values including calcium are normal.
By report no dietary disorders.
Could be biologic variation.
The discord between the Phos and alkaline phosp are unusual (to me); Any thoughts especially why there would be discordant AP and Phos results?
I am not familiar with monoclonal gammopathy testing in blood and urine. Is there a particular cutoff ratio or amount (what units) for monoclonals detected in blood and urine?
I would like to know what methods are being used to detect beta 2 transferrin in your lab. The gold standard is by IEF; however, are any other methods being used and if so, how is it being validated?