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Alpha 2 Macroglobulin

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Blood
This test is for
Male, Female
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  1. No special preparation required

Overview


What is Alpha 2 Macroglobulin?

Alpha 2 Macroglobulin Test is carried out to check up on the increased concentrations of Alpha 2 Macroglobulin in a patient’s body. Alpha 2 Macroglobulin is produced in the liver area. The test is performed on a sample of blood.


Why is Alpha 2 Macroglobulin done?

The test is usually performed to identify Proteinuria and Nephrotic Syndrome. It is linked to patients with chronic liver diseases and diabetes. If the concentration is lower it is associated with patients with pancreatitis, rheumatoid arthritis and multiple myeloma.



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