Total protein is useful in evaluating patients for nutritional status, liver disease, protein-losing renal and gastrointestinal diseases, and many other medical conditions. Elevated concentrations may be observed in patients with monoclonal gammopathies, autoimmune hepatitis, inflammation, and other medical conditions.
Significant deviations from the normal range may require further evaluation by your physician.
Protein, Total, Serum
****Protein, total, serum is included in the Comprehensive Metabolic Profile (CMP) and in the Liver Function Profile.****
No fasting required.
Estimated turnaround for results is 3 business days. If confirmation testing is required, the estimated time may be extended.