Bence Jones protein


Part of multiple myeloma screen.

Bence Jones protein (immunoglobulin light chain) is present in approximately 2/3 of myeloma patients. Approximately 20 % of myeloma patients only produce monoclonal free light chains, detectable in urine.

Other Comments:

For more information, please see the following: Bence Jones Protein - Lab Tests Online

See also: Serum Protein Electrophoresis

About This Test

Department: Biochemistry


  • Spot urine
    • plain monovette (preferred)
    • universal container

Please send an early morning urine sample if possible

Turnaround Time:

2 weeks