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What do the Numbers After the IgHV mean (the 2-5.02)? What Does the 2% Difference Mean?

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Ask the Doctor Question:

My IgHV results indicate the following:



2% difference

What do the numbers after the IgHV 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 IgHV status is MUTATED.

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