Protein Testing Lab Testing Services
Whether a doctor has suggested that you get a protein test done, or you simply want to know more about your own
health, we're here to help. This test is available at our labs in Baton
Rouge and surrounding areas.
Why The Test is
This test measures the total amount of protein in your blood.
A total serum protein test also measures the amounts of albumin
and globulin protein in your blood.
Albumin helps keep your blood
from leaking out of your blood vessels, it's made primarily in
your liver. It also helps carry medicine and other
substances through your blood to help your body heal.
Albumin is tested to make sure that your kidneys and liver are
working well, and to find out if there's enough protein in your
diet. It's also done if you show symptoms such as ankle
swelling, abdominal swelling, or fluid in your lungs.
Globulin is made by the
liver, and by your immune system. Some globulin binds with
hemoglobin, others transport metals in your blood to help fight
infection. Globulin is tested to find out what your
chances of getting an infection are, or to check for a rare
A total protein test is often done as part of
a comprehensive metabolic panel.
Ready to Take
This Test? Visit Us Today.
To have this test
done, please stop by any of the three lab locations listed
below. You don't need to schedule an appointment. For most
tests, results are available the same day. Visit
our locations page for driving
directions to the lab nearest you, or call 225-389-5020 for more
isn't required, but call us to find out if your health plan will
cover this test. Other questions? You can also use the easy
contact form to the right, or email us at
4336 North Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
8:30AM - 4:00PM
510 S. Burnside
Gonzales, LA 70737
8:30AM - Noon
8369 Florida Blvd, Suite 6
Denham Springs, LA 70726
7:30AM - 1:00PM
• No Dr. Orders Required
• No Insurance Needed
• No Appointment Necessary
• Done Locally (Not
• Same Day Results Most