The normal total protein level in blood is 6 to 8.3 grams per deciliter, according to MedlinePlus. Blood protein levels may be higher during pregnancy.
If blood protein levels are outside of the normal range, doctors might order additional testing to determine the cause. High protein levels indicate diseases like multiple myeloma, Waldenstrom's disease, HIV or Hepatitis B or C, states MedlinePlus. Low protein levels indicate conditions like liver disease, nephrotic syndrome, malnutrition or malabsorption. Extensive burns or hemorrhaging might also result in low blood protein levels.
There are two types of protein measured in the blood: albumin and globulin. Albumin supports healing and tissue growth and keeps blood from draining out of the vessels, according to WebMD. Globulin transports iron and other metals in the blood and helps fight infection.Learn More
Normal blood sugar ranges between 60 to 100 milligrams per deciliter, according to the Diabetes Teaching Center at the University of California, San Francisco. This range is for a nondiabetic person testing between meals or first thing in the morning prior to eating.Full Answer >
Normal blood sugar levels are lower than 100 milliliters per deciliter of blood after fasting and 140 milliliters per deciliter of blood two hours after eating, according to WebMD. Hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia are the technical terms for low and high blood sugar levels, according to the American Heart Association.Full Answer >
The normal range of the thyroid hormone triiodothyronine goes from 100 to 200 nanograms per deciliter of blood, and the normal range for thyroxine is from 4.5 to 11.2 micrograms per deciliter, according to MedlinePlus. Abnormal amounts of these hormones may indicate an overactive or underactive thyroid.Full Answer >
According to WebMD, a normal albumin level is 3.5 to 5.0 grams per deciliter, or 35 to 50 grams per liter. This level is determined by a blood test.Full Answer >