Overview of Protein Total, Serum
What is Protein Total, Serum?
A total serum protein test is often a part of your regular blood work or blood test, and is used to indicate the levels of protein in blood. This test can be used to gain general insight into your overall health as proteins are essential for your body. In some cases, the results of these tests can also indicate problems with the liver, since liver is the site of protein synthesis.
Why is Protein Total, Serum done?
It is used as a part of regular health check up or when malnutrition is suspected.
Preparation for Protein Total, Serum
- No special preparation required
Sample Type for Protein Total, Serum
Tests Included in Protein Total, Serum(4 tests)
- Albumin/Globulin Ratio, Serum
- Globulin, Serum