Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Blood biochemistry: total globulin

Synonym(s): TG, G

Contributor(s): Kathleen P Freeman

Overview

Sampling

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Tests

Methodologies

  • Determined indirectly (calculated) by difference in total protein and albumin.
  • Electrophoretic separation of proteins is necessary to determine individual fractions.

Availability

  • Total globulin readily available.
  • Contact individual commercial laboratories for availability of electrophoresis.

Technique (intrinsic) limitations

  • Must be interpreted in conjunction with other laboratory and clinical findings.

Technician (extrinsic) limitations

  • Electrophoresis is a specialized technique.

Result Data

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from VetMed Resource and PubMed.
  • Williams D (1981) Gammopathies. Comp Cont Ed Pract Vet 3, 815-822.

Other sources of information

  • Ettinger S J & Feldman E C (eds) (2000) Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 5th edn. Philadelphia: W B Saunders & Co.
  • Kaneko J J, Harvey J W & Brass M L (eds) (1997) Clinical Biochemistry of Domestic Animals. 5th edn. Boston: Academic Press.
  • Duncan J R, Prasse K W & Mahaffey E A (1994) Veterinary Laboratory Medicine. Clinical Pathology. 3rd edn. Iowa: Iowa University Press.


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