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3201 Albumin, Serum

Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Serum
7 Days 2 - 8°C
3.5-5.7 g/dL

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Serum
Container: 1 Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 1.00 mL
Min Vol: 0.50 mL

Method

Colorimetric

Schedule

Mon-Sat

Turn-Around Time

24 hrs; Also offered STAT at an additional charge

Instructions/Notes

Clinical Utility

To screen for a liver disorder or kidney disease or to evaluate nutritional status along with or instead of a prealbumin test.

CPT Codes

82040

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