What does it mean if my serum Beta 2-microglobulin is increased, but all other testing shows remission?


In this week’s video, Dr. Brian Durie explains why serum ß2-microglobulin may increase in some myeloma patients, but does not indicate relapse.

​An increase in serum ß2-microglobulin usually indicates infections, but do investigate its cause further.

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