A healthy result should fall into the range 2.2 - 3.9 g/dL.
The main two types of protein in your blood are albumin, the main carrier protein, and globulin, the main immune protein. Low levels of globular protein can weaken your immunity, while higher levels can indicate increased inflammation in the body.
Globulins are produced by the liver and the immune system. Albumin makes up more than half of the total protein within the blood, and globulins make up the remainder. Globulins have multiple different functions; the group includes immunoglobulins, enzymes, carrier proteins and complement.
There are four groups of globulins. Serum protein electrophoresis is the test used to distinguish one from another and establish levels of each within the bloodstream.
Alpha 1 globulins
Alpha 2 globulins
Mostly immunoglobulins (antibodies):
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Bird JM; Investigating an incidental finding of a paraprotein. BMJ. 2012 May 4344:e3033. doi: 10.1136/bmj.e3033.
Immunoglobulin; Public Health England
Busher JT; Serum Albumin and Globulin
Serum globulin electrophoresis; MedlinePlus
Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS); Melbourne Haematology
Immunoelectrophoresis - blood; MedlinePlus
insert the value from you Globulin, Serum test result.
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