Pathology Handbook

Globulin

Synonyms

-

Clinical Indications

Investigation of protein abnormalities

Part of Profile

LFT, Bone

Request Form 

Request on ICE

Availability

On request.

Specific Criteria

None

Turnaround Time

Same day

Specimen

Serum; Yellow top (SST) tube

Volume

2 mL

Container

Vacutainer gold top

Causes for Rejection

Unlabelled sample

Reference Range

20 - 35 g/L

If globulin level is raised and there is no history of previous investigation, serum electrophoresis will automatically be performed by the laboratory