A total protein test is often done as part of your regular checkup. It measures the amount of two kinds of protein in your body, albumin and globulin.
What is total protein in blood test?
Albumin and globulin are two types of protein in your body. The total protein test measures the total amount albumin and globulin in your body. It’s used as part of your routine health checkup. It may also be used if you have unexpected weight loss, fatigue, or the symptoms of a kidney or liver disease.