polyclonal

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polyclonal

[‚päl·i′klō·nəl]
(immunology)
Pertaining to cells or molecules that arise from more than one clone.
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In patients classified as having polyclonal gammopathy, all three electrophoretic methods showed statistically significant increased concentrations of [[alpha].
Polyclonal gammopathy and oligoclonal bands were significantly increased in HIV-positive patients.
However, it is possible that monoclonal bands in HIV-positive patients may be obscured by the background polyclonal gammopathy.