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Question Kappa lambda light chain ratio

Which of the following kappa / lambda ratios is found in normal serum:

a- 4 : 1
b- 3 : 1
c- 2 : 1
d- 1 : 1


NOTE: The reason I'm asking this is because I'm looking at two conflicting sources.
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i remember reading it somewhere as 2/1...but i'm not sure..they must be equal i guess

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Actually they can't be equal unless neoplasia is going on.

Its either 3:1 or 2:1. Pathoma says 3:1, and all other online sources say 2:1.

I just saw this question and didn't know what was the correct answer.
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Actually they can't be equal unless neoplasia is going on.

Its either 3:1 or 2:1. Pathoma says 3:1, and all other online sources say 2:1.

I just saw this question and didn't know what was the correct answer.
ok..thanks...i think 2/1 is correct one....
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Default C) 2:1

In healthy patient 2: 1 and for neoplasm 1: 1.5
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