Beta 2 Macroglobulin - Serum

Beta 2 Macroglobulin - Serum

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This test detects th levels of Beta 2 Microglobulin. It is a protein that is found on the surface of all cells in the body and is shed by cells into the blood.

This Test Includes

Beta 2 Microglobulin

Test Instructions

Total parameters available: 1

Parameter Names:

  • Beta 2 Macroglobulin - Serum

Test Instructions/Precautions:

  • Alcohol: Please abstain from alcohol before the test
  • Medication :Any pre-existing medication should only be stopped after consultation with the referring Physician
  • Fluids Allowed : Water only

Reports

Soft Copy (Portal/Email) : If the sample is collected before 12 noon then the report will get delivered as per Reporting Time / Maximum TAT (Turn Around Time) indicated with the test. For samples collected after 12 Noon, 12 hours may be added to the Report Turn Around TimeHard Copy : Delivered at home upon request. A small convenience fee may apply.

Why it is Done

  • To help detect kidney damage and follow kidney disorders; sometimes to monitor people who are exposed to cadmium
  • As a tumor marker- To help evaluate the severity and prognosis of certain cancers, including multiple myeloma and some lymphomas

What is this test

Beta 2 Macroglobulin - Serum to help detect kidney damage and follow kidney disorders; sometimes to monitor people who are exposed to cadmium.