Protein Electrophoresis - Serum

Protein Electrophoresis - Serum

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Protein electrophoresis - serum is used to identify the presence of abnormal?proteins, to identify the absence of normal proteins, and to determine when different groups of proteins are present in unusually high or low amounts in blood or other body fluids.

This Test Includes

Alpha 1 Globulin

Beta 2 Globulin

M Band

Alpha 2 Globulin

Beta 1 Globulin

A/G Ratio

Total Protein

Total Gamma-Globulin

Test Instructions

Total parameters available: 1

Parameter Names:

  • Protein Electrophoresis - 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

If you are suffering from symptoms of multiple myeloma like bone pains, fractures, etc. These tests are also used to diagnose multiple sclerosis and inflammation of the brain caused by infections.

What is this test

Electrophoresis is the procedure used to separate charged particles that are there in a mixture. When it comes to Protein Electrophoresis, charged protein particles are separated from blood or urine.