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Question: What does A/G Ratio of 2.2 on lab sheet mean


 Sam - Thu Apr 12, 2007 2:16 am

i am a 58 year old female with a nutrient absortion disorder . i have never had serious problems till last march . i am not on any medications
 Nurse Executive - Fri Apr 13, 2007 11:50 pm

Hi Sam,

The A/G ratio is associated with protein level. It is the ratio of albumin to globulins. Serum proteins are generally 50-60% albumin, and also include globulins, and other proteins. A normal A/G ratio is around 1.1 to 1.8. A ratio of 2.2 is not unusual with some health conditions. Your care provider may be monitoring the level to determine if it is improving over time. Please feel comfortable asking your provider or his staff what the lab results mean for you, and whether they indicate an improvement in your condition.

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