Serum Free Light Chains in CVID—a Marker for Differential Diagnosis

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Abbreviations

AIHA:

Autoimmune hemolytic anemia

CVID:

Common variable immunodeficiency disorder

ESID:

European Society for Immunodeficiencies

GL-ILD:

Granulomatous-lymphocytic interstitial lung disease

Ig:

Immunoglobulin

ITP:

Idiopathic thrombocytopenia

κ:

Kappa

λ:

Lambda

NK cell:

Natural killer cell

NPV:

Negative predictive value

PPV:

Positive predictive value

sFLC:

Serum free light chains

smB:

Switched memory B cell

uAD:

Unclassified antibody deficiency

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Hanitsch, L.G., Sotzny, F., Volk, HD. et al. Serum Free Light Chains in CVID—a Marker for Differential Diagnosis. J Clin Immunol 38, 163–165 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10875-018-0478-y

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