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A 53-year-old male asked:

Blood results showing total protein at 87g/l and globulin at 39g/l with a a/g ratio of 1.2 , should i seek further test. cant afford to pay right now?

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Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 45 years experience
We normally see: results for total protein between 6 and 8.3 grams/deciliter for 87 g/l would be 8.7, I believe. And globulin at 39 g/l would be 3.9 g/dl: both are a little high. Causes of high protein are inflammation, infections or bone marrow disorder. You don't give me the albumin, the "A" in the A/G ratio. Your ratio is a little high (normal <1). While not urgent, I think this deserves further follow-up.

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Last updated Oct 6, 2017

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