This trial is recruiting identical and fraternal twins to help establish a reference range for free light chains in the blood.
1 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: One month after the completion of the enrollment
Awards & Highlights
1 Treatment Group
1 of 1
100 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group
Primary Treatment: Free light chains · No Placebo Group · N/A
Who is running the clinical trial?
Age 18 - 80 · All Participants · 1 Total Inclusion CriteriaMark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
- Braga, Federica, Ilenia Infusino, Alberto Dolci, and Mauro Panteghini. 2013. “Biological Variation of Free Light Chains in Serum”. Clinica Chimica Acta. Elsevier BV. doi:10.1016/j.cca.2012.09.008.
- Jaskowski, Troy D., Christine M. Litwin, and Harry R. Hill. 2006. “Detection of Κ and Λ Light Chain Monoclonal Proteins in Human Serum: Automated Immunoassay Versus Immunofixation Electrophoresis”. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. American Society for Microbiology. doi:10.1128/cvi.13.2.277-280.2006.
- Braga F, Infusino I, Dolci A, Panteghini M. Biological variation of free light chains in serum. Clin Chim Acta. 2013 Jan 16;415:10-1. doi: 10.1016/j.cca.2012.09.008. Epub 2012 Sep 11. No abstract available.
- 2018. "Determining Normal Range for Free Light Chains in Serum Among Twins". ClinicalTrials.gov. https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04191057.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it possible for me to be a part of this experimental research?
"To qualify for this trial, applicants must have multiple myeloma and be aged between 18 and 80 years. A total of 100 people are needed to complete the experimental cohort." - Anonymous Online Contributor
Do participants in this research need to be below a certain age threshold?
"According to the parameters of this trial, individuals aged 18 or older and younger than 80 are eligible for enrollment." - Anonymous Online Contributor
Is recruitment for this trial still open?
"Affirmative. According to clinicaltrials.gov, this research initiative is accepting applications, having first become available on August 15th 2018 and being last updated on March 23rd 2022. The trial requires 100 participants from 1 medical facility." - Anonymous Online Contributor
How many participants are currently running the experiment?
"Correct. According to clinicaltrials.gov, the trial first opened on August 15th 2018 and is inviting applicants now. The research requires 100 participants from a single site to take part in the study." - Anonymous Online Contributor