lab values!!!

  1. I am just wondering if anyone could help me epxlain why my pt's protien in his blood value would be high. He has been diagnosed with multiple myeloma. Can anyone help? I've hit the books, but can't seem to find an answer?!
    Your time in replying is much apprectiated!
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  3. by   janine3&5
    Increased total proteins, particularly the globulin fraction, occur with multiple myeloma-the malignant plasma cells produce large amounts of abnormal globulins. Hope this helps!
  4. by   StudentSarah
    Thanks Janine!!!
    You are a life saver!