Serum Protein Electrophoresis (SPE)


Test Description

The Serum Protein Electrophoresis test measures the levels of various proteins in the blood, including albumin, globulins, and other proteins that may be present in abnormal amounts. This test helps diagnose and monitor conditions that affect the protein levels in the blood, such as liver disease, kidney disease, and various types of cancer


Indications of the Test

The test is often performed to diagnose and monitor conditions that affect protein levels in the blood. It can help identify the cause of abnormal protein levels and guide treatment decisions


Patient Preparation/Instructions

There are generally no specific preparation requirements for a Serum Protein Electrophoresis test. However, it’s essential to follow any instructions provided by the healthcare provider, especially regarding the use of medications or supplements that might affect the test results

Typical Reference Values

The test results are interpreted based on established reference ranges for each protein type. Abnormal levels of certain proteins may indicate an underlying health issue, such as liver or kidney disease, while normal levels may suggest that everything is functioning properly

Turnaround Time

The turnaround time for a Serum Protein Electrophoresis test can vary depending on the healthcare provider or laboratory. In many cases, the results are available within a few days

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