Nephelometric measurement of human serum amyloid P component (SAP)

Morie A. Gertz, Martha Skinner, Alan S. Cohen, Robert A. Kyle

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Serum amyloid P component (SAP) is a normal constituent of human serum. A rate nephelometric technique has been developed that can measure this protein more rapidly and reproducibly than previously described methods. Materials required are simple and commercially available. Studies on 30 patients with amyloidosis show no difference in SAP levels from control patients. Rate nephelometry is a simple technique that could expand the ability to measure SAP beyond the research setting.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)773-778
Number of pages6
JournalThe Journal of Laboratory and Clinical Medicine
Issue number5
StatePublished - Nov 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine


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