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Protein, Total
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Information

Protein, Total, Serum – Total protein is useful in evaluating patients for nutritional status, liver disease, protein-losing renal and gastrointestinal diseases, and many other medical conditions. Elevated concentrations may be observed in patients with monoclonal gammopathies, autoimmune hepatitis, inflammation, and other medical conditions.

Methodology
Spectrophotometry (SP)
Specimen Required

SST, serum. Volume 1 (0.5) mL . Stability: Refrigerated – 7 Days, Frozen – 2 Months

CPT Code(s)
84155