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Cryoglobulins

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Also known as: Cryocrit; Cryoprotein
Formal name: Cryoglobulins

At a Glance

Why Get Tested?

To determine if symptoms, like sensitivity of extremities to cold, are due to the presence of abnormal proteins called cryoglobulins in the blood, which can be associated with a variety of diseases

When to Get Tested?

When you have symptoms such as a rash, bruising, pain, weakness, joint pain, and/or paleness and coolness of the extremities that occur at cold temperatures

Sample Required?

A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm

Test Preparation Needed?

None