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Dramatic oligoclonal paraproteinaemia following a pneumococcal septicaemia.
  1. C. S. Probert,
  2. J. M. Roland,
  3. K. R. Simpson,
  4. S. A. Fairham
  1. Peterborough District Hospital, Cambridgeshire, UK.


    We describe a case of paraproteinaemia in which there were high concentrations of four monoclonal bands shown on qualitative, and confirmed by quantitative, techniques. The disorder followed a pneumococcal infection and resolved spontaneously with the complete disappearance of all four bands.

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