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What do the numbers after the IGVH mean (the 2-5.02)?  What does the 2% difference mean?

Ask the Doctor Question:

My IGVH results indicate the following:

Hypermutated

IGVH2-5.02

2% difference

What do the numbers after the IGVH mean (the 2-5.02)?  What does the 2% difference mean?

Answer: Based on the information you shared your results appear to indicate that your IgVH status is MUTATED.

We know that patients with a “mutated” IgVH immunoglobulin do much better with FCR based therapies than those who are unmutated. Here are a couple of articles we have posted on the website that you might find helpful: