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Daratumumab/Isatuximab Hydrashift

Category Immunology and PRU
Reporting frequency Weekly

Additional information

The hydrashift assay is an electrophoretic technique used for myeloma patients on daratumumab / isatuximab therapy, when the drug interferes with assessment of the patient’s paraprotein on serum protein electrophoresis.

For external laboratories:

Please send at least 0.5ml serum or plasma at ambient temperature to:

Protein Reference Unit
South West London Pathology
St George’s Hospital
Blackshaw Road
Tooting
London SW17 OQT

For service or price enquiries, please contact the Immunology Manager, Aimee Rhodes, on 020 8725 1918 or email aimee.rhodes@nhs.net.

For any clinical queries, please contact the Immunology Consultants on 020 8725 5106 or email immunologyenquiries@stgeorges.nhs.uk

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