Specimen: 2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability (Room): 2 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 1 week
Stability (Frozen): 4 weeks
Method: Biuret, BCG
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 5 hrs
Usage: Total Protein is useful in evaluating patients for nutritional status, liver disease, protein losing renal and gastrointestinal diseases. High levels are seen in patients with Monoclonal gammopathies, Autoimmune hepatitis and inflamation.
Specialty: Nephrologist, Gastroenterologist
Disease: Disorders of Kidney, Disorders of Liver
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required