Total protein

What is Total protein?

Total protein meaning This test measures the amount of total circulating protein (albumin and globulin) in the patient's blood serum. It is elevated in multiple myeloma. Low total protein (low level of albumin) is associated with pleural effusion and ascites.Normal values are 6.0-8.0 gm/100 ml.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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