Serum globulin electrophoresis

  • Alternative Names

    Globulin electrophoresis


    Normal Values
    • Serum globulin: 2.0 to 3.5 g/dL
    • IgM component: 75 to 300 mg/dL
    • IgG component: 650 to 1850 mg/dL
    • IgA component: 90 to 350 mg/dL

    Note: Normal value ranges may vary slightly among different laboratories. Talk to your doctor about the meaning of your specific test results.


    What abnormal results mean

    Increased gamma globulin proteins may indicate:

    • Acute infection
    • Chronic inflammatory disease (for example, rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus)
    • Hyperimmunization
    • Multiple myeloma
    • Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia