PROTEIN ELECTROPHORESIS, SERUM
1 SST/1.0 mL serum. After 30 minutes of clotting, promptly centrifuge and refrigerate.
Refrigerated 7 days
Evaluate serum protein, nutritional status; work up liver disease, including chronic active hepatitis; useful in the evaluation of myeloma, macroglobulinemia of Waldenstrom, collagen diseases, and monoclonal gammopathies; evaluate inflammatory states; evaluate low back pain, arthritis, amyloidosis; evaluate lymphoma, leukemia, anemia.