Specimen Requirements

Title

ALBUMIN

Specimen Requirement

1 SST/1.0 mL serum. After 30 minutes of clotting, promptly centrifuge and refrigerate.

Methodology

Stability

Room Temp: 7 days; Refrigerated: 30 days

Reference Range

By report

Turnaround

1 day

Clinical Use

Serum albumin measurements are used in the diagnosis of numerous diseases. Elevated serum albumin levels are usually the result of dehydration.

Test Code

ALB