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Indianapolis, IN
A 37-year-old female asked:

My blood test result shows my total protein level is 6.0 d-gl , is my protein too low ?

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Dr. Jennifer Giltnane
Pathology 14 years experience
Just within range: A plasma total protein level of 6.0 g/dL is just at the low normal range for adults at our institution (6.0-8.3). Normal ranges depend on whether plasma or serum was tested, as plasma values are generally higher than serum values.
Last updated Nov 20, 2020


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