Serum Globulin Test is a blood test that helps measure the level of Globulin in the blood. Globulins are kind proteins that are produced in the liver to fight against foreign substances. It helps in fighting against infection, proper liver function and blood clotting.
Why get tested?
Serum Globulin Test is performed to determine the functioning of the liver.
This test includes
The test does not require any specific preparations, but below mentioned are a few points that must be kept in mind prior to undergoing the Serum Globulin Test-
It is advisable to take the tests early morning to get the accurate result.
A night of proper sleep is also advisable to get accurate results.
Use of alcohol and other addictives is prohibited for at least 24 hours before undergoing the test.
Do not smoke beforehand.
Patient should avoid eating and drinking at least 8 hours prior to the test.
Intake of any medication should be discussed with the doctor before taking the test so as to avoid getting any misinterpreted results.
Frequently asked questions
Q.What are the categories in which Globulin can be divided?
Globulin can be divided into the following four categories: alpha 1, alpha 2, beta, and gamma globulins.
Q.Is fasting required before undergoing Serum Globulin test?
Yes, the doctor may ask the patient to fast for several hours before undergoing the test procedure.