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Protein Electrophoresis Serum Test

Protein Electrophoresis
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Description - A protein electrophoresis serum is a lab test that is utilized to quantify the concentrations of various proteins present in the bloodstream. These blood proteins have crucial roles to play throughout the body, such as enabling cell regeneration and wound mending, facilitating blood coagulation, and controlling muscular contraction. By assessing blood protein levels, this test provides insights into one’s overall health status as well. ....Read More

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

A protein electrophoresis test is a lab test that measures the levels of different proteins in your blood. Proteins are important for many functions in your body, including cell growth and repair, blood clotting, and muscle movement.

Some of the conditions that may be diagnosed with this test include:

-Multiple myeloma
-Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
-Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia
-Myelodysplastic syndromes

If you have multiple myeloma or another type of cancer that affects plasma cells, this test can be used to measure the number of abnormal proteins in your blood.

Protein electrophoresis may also be recommended if you have certain symptoms that could be caused by a protein imbalance, such as unexplained weight loss, weakness, or fatigue.

The normal range for protein electrophoresis will vary depending on the lab that performs the test and the method used. However, most labs use a reference range of 6-8 g/dL for albumin and 10-12 g/dL for globulin.

  • First, you can try to eat a more balanced diet. This means eating plenty of fruits and vegetables, as well as lean proteins.
  • You should also try to avoid processed foods and sugary drinks.
  • Additionally, you can try to increase your activity level. This could mean taking a brisk walk or jog every day, or even just doing some light exercises at home.
  • Finally, if you are a smoker, quitting smoking will also help to lower your protein electrophoresis test level.

Yes, protein electrophoresis is a safe and effective way to test for abnormalities in your proteins.

Fasting is not required for this test.

Yes, home sample collection is available for this test. One can opt for home collection while booking a test through Max Lab.

About This Test

A protein electrophoresis serum is a lab test that is utilized to quantify the concentrations of various proteins present in the bloodstream. When Is the Protein Electrophoresis Serum Test Prescrib
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Queries about this test

#1 Protein Electrophoresis test meaning in Hindi

Ans: प्रोटीन इलेक्ट्रोफोरेसिस टेस्ट एक नैदानिक ​​उपकरण है जिसका उपयोग स्वास्थ्य पेशेवरों द्वारा आपके ब्लड में प्रोटीन के स्तर और वितरण का विश्लेषण करने के लिए किया जाता है। इसमें विद्युत क्षेत्र का उपयोग करके विभिन्न प्रकार के प्रोटीन को उनके आकार, आवेश और अन्य विशेषताओं के आधार पर अलग करना शामिल है।

#2 Use of Protein Electrophoresis test

Ans: One of the primary uses of the Protein Electrophoresis test is to diagnose and monitor multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer that affects plasma cells.

#3 Normal range of Protein Electrophoresis

Ans: The reference range may vary slightly depending on the laboratory, but generally, there are five main protein fractions: albumin, alpha-1 globulin, alpha-2 globulin, beta globulin, and gamma globulin.

#4 What cancers cause high protein in blood?

Ans: In some cases, an elevated protein level in the blood may be a sign of certain types of cancers. These can include multiple myeloma, a cancer that affects plasma cells in the bone marrow and causes abnormal production of proteins; and leukemia.

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